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Island Express Helicopters suspends operations after Kobe Bryant's fatal crash

Christian Fernsby |
Island Express Helicopters, the company that owned the aircraft Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other passengers were on when it crashed in Calabasas, California, has temporarily suspended its operations.

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A representative for the Long Beach based company told PEOPLE yesterday that Island Express Helicopter has suspended flight services for yesterday and today.

The company, which charters flights as well as transportation services to and from Catalina Island, will reach out to its clients should they continue to suspend their operations past those dates, the spokesperson said.

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