Unfortunately, TMZ has just reported that his 13-year-old daughter Gianna was aboard and was also killed, along with three others.
Gianna is the middle child of Kobe and Vanessa and was following in her father’s footsteps as a rising basketball star herself.
She played basketball for the Los Angeles Lady Mamba girls basketball team, but her dream was to play on the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team someday.
Bryant is survived by his wife Vanessa and their three other daughters Natalia, Bianca and newborn Capri
We will keep you updated on new developments as authorities continue their investigation.