Today In History: Aaliyah Dies In Tragic Plane CrashAugust 25, 2015
On This Day: August 25, 2001
On this day in 2001 the world lost singer, dancer, actress Aaliyah Dana Haughton.
Aaliyah and her crew members had boarded a twin-engine plane in The Bahamas, to travel to the Opa-locka Airport in Florida, after they completed filming the music video for “Rock the Boat”.
Due to the aircraft reaching its maximum takeoff weight by 700 pounds, it crashed and then exploded shortly after take off.
The “Princess of R&B” died at the age of 22.
She would have been 36 today.
Source: Wikipedia.com/Image: biography.com
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