This video shows footage of a fatal crash that occurred in the United Arab Emirates in 2018

Published on 27/01/2020 at 12:30

A video has been viewed more than three million times in multiple social media posts which claim it shows the helicopter crash that killed US basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his teenage daughter Gianna. The video began circulating via multiple Facebook and Twitter posts within hours of their deaths being reported. The claim is false; the video shows a fatal crash that occurred in the Northern UAE in December 2018.