Jenni Rivera is feared dead in a suspected plane crash. The Mexican-American singer, best known for her work with banda and nortena genres had been aboard her privates jet early morning December 9, 2012.
She had been en route to a concert when the air traffic controllers in Mexico lost contact with the pilot of her plane, she and her crew members maybe dead.
She had been performing in Monterrey on Saturday night, December 8, 2012. It is assumed by officials that the planed had crashed after loosing communication with pilots just about ten minutes after take off. Missing are two pilots and four other passengers.
Local authorities have launched a search to try and locate the Learjet 25, which had been en route to Toluca, just outside of Mexico City. The forty three year old, Rivera, who was raised in Long Beach, California, and rose to fame in 1999 and mother of five was also a savvy businesswoman and owned her own music, cosmetics and fashion companies, and she moved into the world of reality TV last year, 2011 with the premiere of I Love Jenni.