She had just completed filming for the music video for her single " Rock the Boat ". Employees of Virgin Records America accompanied her on the flight. In addition to Aaliyah, eight other people were killed in the plane crash. She was 22 years old. The investigation following the crash looked into the possibility that the aircraft was overloaded.
Aaliyah’s 40th Birthday: A Look Back at Her Life, Death, and Music
Aaliyah's 40th Birthday: A Look Back at Her Life, Death, and Music
Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church. Among the notables attending the private service with Aaliyah's family were Sean "P. The funeral, and a public memorial scheduled for Friday afternoon at a midtown Manhattan restaurant, culminates nearly a week of mourning for Aaliyah. The Grammy-nominated singer-turned-actress died Saturday in a plane crash in the Bahamas. She had been in the Bahamas to film a video from her new album, released last month.
In her heyday, it seemed like the Grammy-nominated singer was destined for a long career, having made the leap from music to modeling and acting. But, unfortunately, she died tragically in a plane crash in the Bahamas. As Aug. There were no survivors. Later, news broke that the plane had been overloaded by hundreds of pounds.
One late Saturday afternoon, just two weeks before her death, twenty-two-year-old Aaliyah walked from a black Mercedes-Benz to a small helicopter for a short flight from New Jersey to East Hampton, New York. She wore a dark-green hoodie and matching shorts so small they showed off most of her long, curvy legs, down to the little treble-clef tattoo on her right ankle. She wore all-white Nike Air Force Ones with white socks. Around her neck hung a small Roc-a-Fella pendant. In her left arm she clutched a large, fluffy pillow in a black pillowcase.