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Vanessa Bryant urges lawmakers to pass helicopter safety bill named after Kobe

Kobe Bryant’s heartbroken widow known as on Congress Thursday to pass a helicopter safety bill named after the NBA legend within the wake of his tragic chopper demise, in accordance to a report.

Vanessa Bryant touted the proposed laws — which might power choppers with six or extra passengers to carry gear equivalent to a terrain consciousness system — saying it could “save lives,” in accordance to CNN.

“I strongly urge that america Congress pass a federal regulation that will enhance the safety of helicopters working on this nation,” mentioned Bryant, who additionally misplaced her 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, within the lethal crash.

“I imagine there’s a probability that Kobe and Gianna would nonetheless be alive immediately if their helicopter had been geared up with the safety gear required by this pending federal laws,” she mentioned in an announcement, in accordance to the outlet.

Her feedback got here after Democratic lawmakers on Thursday launched the bill, dubbed the “Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant Helicopter Safety Act,” which might additionally require helicopters carrying six or extra individuals to have a flight knowledge recorder and a cockpit voice recorder.

In January, Kobe, 41, Gianna and 6 of their buddies had been killed within the crash because the chopper spiraled out of the sky amid foggy circumstances.

Bryant mentioned the stricter safety mandate will assist stop others from dying in equally tragic conditions.

“I imagine that these safety measures will save many lives,” she mentioned.

In February, Bryant filed a lawsuit in opposition to Island Specific Helicopters, the agency chargeable for the chopper crash,  alleging the pilot failed to safely function the plane.

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