Plane believed to carry singer found in Mexico

Plane believed to carry singer found in Mexico

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MIAMI, FL - APRIL 25: Latin musician Jenni Rivera attends Billboard Latin Music Conference 2012 at JW Marriott Marquis on April 25, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 9, 2012 at 9:13 PM

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- Authorities in Mexico say the wreckage of a small plane believed to be carrying singing superstar Jenni Rivera has been found and there are no apparent survivors.
 
Transportation and communication minister Gerardo Ruiz Esparza tells Mexican television that the plane was found in Nuevo Leon state without survivors.
 
The minister said that "everything points toward it being the plane" that carried the Mexican-American singer and six others.
 
The U.S.-registered Learjet 25 went missing early Sunday after taking off from the city of Monterrey. 
 
Jorge Domene, spokesman for Nuevo Leon's government,  said the plane left Monterrey about 3:30 a.m. after a concert there and aviation authorities lost contact with the craft about 10 minutes later. It had been scheduled to arrive in Toluca,

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