Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas Sunday morning … TMZ Sports has confirmed. Kobe was traveling with at least 3 other people in his private helicopter when it went down. A fire broke out. Emergency personnel responded, but nobody on board survived. 5 people are confirmed dead. We’re told Vanessa Bryant was not among those on board.

UPDATE: 2:00 pm- It is now being reported that Kobe Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Byrant, was also one of the victims of the helicopter crash.