Here are the 8 people who died in the helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREUCLA alum Kenny Clark signs four-year contract extension with PackersPayton ChesterThe 13-year-old from Newport Beach had been a member of the Mambas for some time. She was in eighth grade at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School.John AltobelliResidence: Newport BeachThe 56-year-old was traveling with his wife, Keri, and daughter, Alyssa. Better known as “Coach Alto,” he was in his 28th season coaching baseball at Orange Coast College.Keri AltobelliThe Newport Beach mother of two and step-mother of one, was traveling with her husband, John, and daughter Alyssa.Alyssa AltobelliThe Newport Beach 13-year-old was a member of the Mambas. She was an eighth grader at Ensign Intermediate. Orange County is mourning the loss of nine residents who died when the helicopter crash Sunday morning. Click on the links to learn a little bit more about each person.Kobe BryantThe 41-year-old Los Angeles Lakers legend who lived in Newport Beach was flying with his daughter to a basketball tournament.Gianna BryantThe 13-year-old from Newport Beach, who was nicknamed Gigi, was flying with her father, Kobe, to a basketball tournament. She was point guard for the Orange County-based Mambas, an elite travel basketball team. Gianna  was in the eighth grade.Sarah ChesterThe 45-year-old Newport Beach mother of three was flying in the helicopter with her daughter, Payton. She was an alum of La Serna High School. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorcenter_img Ara ZobayanThe Huntington Beach 50-year-old was piloting the helicopter. He often flew Bryant as a private pilot and was also an instructor.Christina MauserThe 38-year-old from Huntington Beach was a coach at Harbor Day School in Corona del Mar and Bryant’s top assistant coach on the Mambas. She leaves behind husband, Matt, and their children.We are providing free access to this article. Please consider supporting local journalism like this by subscribing here.Sign up for the Purple and Bold newsletter for complete Lakers coverage delivered 3 days a week. Subscribe here.last_img read more