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Mexico: Rivera's plane hit with 'terrible' impact

The plane carrying Mexican-American music superstar Jenni Rivera plunged almost vertically from more than 28,000 feet and hit the ground in a nose-dive at a speed that may have exceeded 600 miles per hour, Mexico's top transportation official said Tuesday.Full story

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Safety Regulators to Probe Jenni Rivera Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board on Monday confirmed the death of L.A.-based Banda singer Jenni Rivera, and said it would investigate the crash that took her life near Monterrey, Mexico. Full story

List of music stars who have died in air crashes

With hectic tours to often remote places, the music world has been hit hard by air tragedies over the years. On Sunday, Mexican singing star Jenni Rivera and six others were killed when their Learjet crashed in rugged territory following a concert in Monterrey, Mexico. Here are other notable musici Full story

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