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Kobe Bryant's death throws spotlight on crash-warning system


January 30, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The crash that killed nine people including Kobe Bryant has led to calls for crash-warning systems to be installed in more helicopters, but regulators and pilots worry that the instrument can trigger too many alarms and prove distracting.

"Another warning system screaming at you isn't going to help," said Brian Alexander, a helicopter pilot and aviation lawyer. "You don't want to inundate the pilot."

Th e death of the basketball star on Sunday has highlighted the debate over the merits of what's known as the Terrain Awareness and Warning System, or TAWS, which would hav...

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