Aaliyah was sweet, but street.On August 25, 2001, at 6:45 pm (EST), Aaliyah and various members of the record company boarded a twin engine Cessna 402B (N8097W) at Marsh Harbour, Abaco Islands, The Bahamas, to travel to the airport in Opa-locka, Florida, after they completed filming the music video for Rock the Boat.They had a flight scheduled the following day, but with filming finishing early, Aaliyah and her entourage were eager to return to the United States. They made the decision to leave immediately. Against the advice of baggage handlers and the pilot, all the equipment from the shoot was loaded on to the plane. The group was unaware that the plane was unable to hold all the equipment of the Cessna 404 they had initially flown in by. Therefore, the aircraft exceeded the standard weight and balance tolerance limit provided by Cessna.The plane crashed shortly after takeoff, about 200 feet (60 m) from the runway.Aaliyah, pilot Luis Morales III, hair stylist Eric Forman, Anthony Dodd, security guard Scott Gallin, video producer Douglas Kratz, stylist Christopher Maldonado, and Blackground Records employees Keith Wallace and Gina Smith were killed
According to findings from an inquest, conducted by the coroner's office in The Bahamas, Aaliyah suffered from "severe burns and a blow to the head", in addition to severe shock and a weak heart. The coroner theorized that, even if Aaliyah had survived the crash, her recovery would have been virtually impossible given the severity of her injuries.The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report stated that "the airplane was seen lifting off the runway, and then nose down, impacting in a marsh on the south side of the departure end of runway 27." It also indicated that the pilot was not approved to pilot the plane he was attempting to fly. Morales falsely obtained his Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) license by showing hundreds of hours never flown, and he may also have falsified how many hours he had flown in order to get a job with his employer, Blackhawk International Airways. Additionally, an autopsy performed on Morales revealed traces of cocaine and alcohol in his system. Further investigations determined the plane was over its total gross weight by 700 pounds and was loaded with one more passenger than it was allowed to carry. John Frank of the Cessna Pilots Association stated that the plane was "definitely overloaded".The NTSB reported that the total gross weight of the plane was "substantially exceeded", which caused the center of gravity to be pushed too far aft.
("Why Aaliyah have to take that flight?")
The Real story of aaliyah death is like these.She and her crew was filming her new video rock the boat so aaliyah was so in a hurry to get back home.So she and her crew packed up not knowing they are loading to much stuff.Right after take off the right engine caught on fire ,and then here is the thing aaliyah body gourd was 300 pounds and so was a man in the back.Make ing the plane off balance so the whole right side blow up killing aaliyah and 7 more and she was also severely burned.so sad she had to go like these but its life we got to go some day.
Aaliyah Dana Houghton is the full name of the Rhythm and Blues (R&B) singer, dancer, model and actress who was popularly known as Aaliyah. She was born on January 16, 1979 in the borough of Brooklyn, which is located in New York City, which located in the state of New York in the United States of America.
Houghton died in an airplane crash on Abaco Island, Bahamas at the age of 22 on August 25, 2001. The singer died at 6:49 p.m. on August 25, 2001, just after she finished wrapping up the shoot of the video of her song which was entitled Rock The Boat.
She and several members of her record company boarded a Miami, Florida, United States of America - bound twin-engine Cessna 402B (N8079W) at Marsh Harbour, located on Abaco Island in the Bahamas.
The late singer Aaliyah did not died in A plane crash in the mountains, but she did died in a plane crash. On August 25, 2001, at 6:45 pm (EST), Aaliyah and various members of the record company boarded a twin engine Cessna 402B (N8097W) at Marsh Harbour, Abaco Islands, The Bahamas, to travel to an airport in Opa-locka, Florida, after they completed filming the music video for "Rock the Boat". They had a flight scheduled the following day, but with filming finishing early, Aaliyah and her entourage were eager to return to the United States. They made the decision to leave immediately. Against the advice of baggage handlers and the pilot, all the equipment from the shoot was loaded on the plane. The group was unaware that the plane was unable to hold all the equipment of the Cessna 404 they had initially flown in by. Therefore, the aircraft exceeded the standard weight and balance tolerance limit provided by Cessna. The plane crashed shortly after takeoff, about 200 feet (60 m) from the runway. Aaliyah, pilot Luis Morales III, hair stylist Eric Forman, Anthony Dodd, security guard Scott Gallin, video producer Douglas Kratz, stylist Christopher Maldonado, and Black ground Records employees Keith Wallace and Gina Smith were killed. What a said day!
This is real sad thoa, she was only 22 years old. The thing is we never get used 2 death , we see it happening all the time to there people but then its always a shock especially when we knew the person and can't believe that they just happened 2 cease 2 exist. I am only 20 and ime still tryna grasp onto n undastand the nature of death itself.
Aaliyah died in a plane crash in the Bahamas. She died with the other people onboard. I guess it was all their turn. Sadly, everyone must go someday. It's a fact of life. Her day just happened to that day.
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Aaliyah died on August the 25 2001? I wish she was still her, I think she would have been here if she didnt got on that plane.Well I will always remember her always.I'm going to name my daughter after her!! I'm your number 1 fan always Aaliyah!
She died on august 25,2001
Aaliyah died August 25, 2001, in a plane crash in the Bahamas, at age of 22.
No she died when she was 22 years old and she died in a plane crash in the bahamas
Aaliyah was soooo beautiful I still cry about her death . It saddens me to se her go , but every body still loves her. Aaliyah died because she was a young free spirit who had to go to heaven. R.I.P aaliyah sleep peaceful in heaven. Love you
She died august 25th 2001.Aaliyah I was 8 yrs when you died,you were my inspiration.you looked like you were a very ambitious person.you have a very nice voice,that sometimes I wish I could sing like you.you were a intelligent young lady.you were only 22yrs when you died ,you had a very short lifespan,but god was ready for you and may your soul rest in peace. As I will always say if it was not for adam and eve sinning people and our loved ones would have been alive because that is how sinning came into this world. Love you Aaliyah and we miss you a lot
Though its 2009 now I'm 12 years old and I was goin through some songs and I spotted aaliyahs name so I started listening to her songs and I was amazed because I really cud tune in and I learned the words to most of the songs then I went to google and typed in Aaliyah new songs in 2009 and it was giving me the searches of her previous songs so I just typed in aaliyah and it said all bout her death and stuff and I couldn`t believe it I thought it was a lie I was really sad but I didn`t believe it so then I talked 2 my mate and she said me its true that aaliyah did die and I was sos sad for a few days and I looked up everything bout her but I know one day everyone dies
She died on august 25, 2001 just 2 weeks before September 11's disaster.
Aaliyah die on august,25,2001.
2001 at a very young age. :(
August 25, 2001 (aged 22)
Because the plane was over loaded
I miss you aaliyah I loved your music and everything peace and love
She was just get off the runway and something just happen
Plane and that was a sad day.
The r&b singer Aaliyah died agu 25 2001
Aaliyah died in the year of 2001 and it was really sad for me because she was my hero and she was the one who got me into singing and I really miss her.
Aaliyah died a tragic death in a plane crash nobody knows how it happened but ti me it is sad she was only 22 years of age she had a whole load of life ahead of her but may she rest in peace
I wish she was still here. Her music was so inspiring to me. She died on August 25, 2001. Aaliyah, I miss you!
Aaliyah was one of the most talented singer. She was a strong and talented person. Her last song was rock the boat but I like''I miss you''
Aaliyah I was only 3 when you past . I love your song rock the boat . I wish you where still alive today . But I guess God was ready for you go RIP P.S. Rest in peace . I MISS YOU!
The amazing star died in a plane crash on August 25th, 2001. 8 years and 1 day from today as her death was in the Bahamas. :-(
She was in a plane and when it was taking of and crashed and the singer died
She died in a plan crash.just right after her filming rock the boat. So sad me and my family love her music.I just love her music. Still so sad.
I was sad when I heard he singer aliyah died was so upset although I was 4 yrs old but I didnt her until now when I was 10 now I'm 13
All I know is Aaliyah shall be missed. She was a great singer and a nice dancer who knows better than me
Aaliyah died in 2001 on a plane crash.People say she had a heart attack when she learned that the plane was going to crash.
Aaliyah died on the 25th of August in a plane crash.I love you Aaliyah R.I.P
I miss you aliyah you inspired me to sing I was 4 years old when you died and you r
still to this day my favorite singer I luv you R.I.P LOVE you !!!!
Aaliyah died due to a plane crash in the Bahamas on August 25, 2001. Her full name is Aaliyah Dana Haughton and was born in January 16, 1979.
The reason why she died is because she died in a plane crash. NOT BECAUSE IT WAS HER TURN, the driver was drunk like I said it wasnt her turn we loved her in so many ways she was an angle.Aaliyah had lots of fans no one was mad at her aaliyah is beautiful women
Aaliyah died on Saturday August 25, 2001 in a plane crash after shooting her video "Rock Da Boat". I loved all her songs, especially her earlier songs. She was also an awesome actress. She played in Romeo Must Die & another movie I forgot the name of. She will be greatly missed, but not forgotten
Well I heard that she died simply because her mother hired those pilots to get drunk and crash that plane,but don't nobody really know, why people sitting up here making up lies and stuff.She was a good singer and a great dancer believe that!okay so if anybody got a problem with this answer please contact me at 1-800-please-get-a-life because don't nobody know. Mz.anonymous
First of all aailyah was sooooo special she really was an angel and were lucky that we had here in our lifes! I wish she was still here to show all these stupid people who think they have talent what singing is all about no one will ever replase her and even tho its been 9 years, everytime I here one of her songs I still get the chills...
R.I.P. Forever babygirl we will always miss you...
She die in sep.17.2001 and I loved her
She died because she made a deal with the devil
Uhhh (T_T) MISS you aaliyah.,.,.
6 years ago
She was the best singer I knew I was her biggest fan.
Aaliyah died from the propeller hitting her in the head, and severe burns....she was found burned and strapped to her seat, with the other badly burned passengers she was killed instantly upon plane impact to the floor.
August 25 2001 on a airplane everybody love her she was very talented and beautiful and everyone love her R.I.P Aaliyah we love you hugs and kisses plane crash we love you R.I.P
Because she did not listen to her mom at first and + she wont to get married too her new men and all I can saw is sweet dreams aaliyah and I hope you come back too see your fans again and your family too alright aaliyah call me back
This was a sad event in life. She died on a airplane after finishing a music video. May she rest in peace. Always pray when you can possibly be in the "arms" of danger!
Aaliyah was an inspiration to me I was 2 years of age when she past away. When I listen to her music I sometimes cry because when I was little I always thought Aaliyah was my aunt because my aunty looked just like her and she had a poster of her.She died in the year of 2001 in a plane crash after singing and recording ROCK THE BOAT! I like this song.
Maya your Biggest Fan Luv you!