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Plane Of Singer Jenni Rivera Missing In Mexico
MEXICO (AP) - A small plane carrying Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera went missing early Sunday after taking off from Monterrey, authorities in northern Mexico confirmed Sunday.
A Nuevo Leon state government spokesman, said the plane left Monterrey about 3:30 a.m. after a concert. Aviation authorities lost contact with the craft about 10 minutes later.
It had been scheduled to arrive in Toluca, which is located outside Mexico City, about an hour later.
A search for the plane was launched early Sunday.
Seven people including the crew were believed to be aboard the Learjet 25.
The 43-year-old who was born and raised in Long Beach, California, is known for her interpretations of Mexican regional music known as nortena and banda.