Singer Jenni Rivera Missing After Plane Crash

Posted Sunday December 9, 2012 5:08 PM GMT

A spokesman for the Nuevo Leon State Government in northern Mexico confirmed that a small plane carrying Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera has gone missing.

The plane took off at 3:30 am on Sunday (December 9) from Monterrey after a concert, and was bound for Toluca, Mexio.

A search for the plane was launched early on Sunday.

The 43-year-old singer is known for her interpretations of Mexican regional music known as nortena and banda.

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