Authorities search for missing singer in Mexico after suspected plane crash
By CNN Staff
updated 2:29 PM EST, Sun December 9, 2012
Mexico City (CNN) -- Singer Jenni Rivera is missing after a plane she was flying in lost contact with air traffic controllers in Mexico early Sunday morning, officials said.
Two pilots and and four other passengers are also missing in the suspected crash, Mexico's transportation ministry said in a statement.
The plane took off from Monterrey, Mexico, at 3:15 a.m. and lost contact with air traffic controllers about 60 miles away, the statement said.
The Mexican-American singer performed in the northern Mexican city Saturday night, according to her website.