Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Los Angeles Based Singer Feared Dead after Plane Crash

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The Los Angeles-based singer, Jenni Rivera, was feared to have been killed in a place crash last Sunday in Northern Mexico area, media sources said.

As recently reported, the Mexican-American superstar’s family presumed that her body was one of the remains found in the accident scene in a rugged territory in Nuevo Leon although the authorities are have not yet confirmed her death.

In a statement released by her father, Pedro Rivera, he claimed that his son Lupillo confirmed her daughter’s death after he flew to Monterrey the next day after the incident. He also told media sources gathering in his Los Angeles home that he believed that his daughter’s body remains in unrecognizable.

According to the information gathered by the Civil Aviation, the plane had crashed leaving no survivor.

Further reports claimed that the plane that was scheduled to arrive in Toluca at 4:30 am showed no record of arrival. Therefore, the authorities began searching for it at 4:40 am with the help of two helicopters and an airplane according from a statement from the Secretariat of Communications and Transportation.

Moreover, the agency’s spokesperson, Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, claimed that there is nothing recognizable, neither the materials nor the body of the casualties from the wreckage due to the strong impact of the plane. In fact, the remains, including Rivera’s mangled California driver’s license, were scattered over an area of 250 to 300 meters in a very rough terrain in Sierra Madre Oriental in Mexico.

Until present, the cause of the crash is not yet determined but the investigation is currently under way.

Esparza said that the plane was carrying the singer, her make-up artist, her publicist, the pilot and two other people when the crash occurred.

Incidentally, based on Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) records, Learjet 25, number N345MC was registered under Starwood Management of Las Vegas, Nevada. Records also revealed that it was built in 1969 and had an existing registration until 2015.

Meanwhile, a Los Angeles accident attorney herein noted that although aviation accident seldom occurs, the possibility that all passengers being killed at high stake.