Brazilian Singer, Marília Mendonça Dies In Plane Crash On Her Way To A Concert

Award-winning Brazilian singer Marília Mendonça was killed in a plane crash along with four others after the private jet carrying the star, her producer and her uncle went down near a waterfall in southeastern Brazil on Friday.


Mendonça, 26, was on her way to a concert in the Minas Gerais city of Caratinga when the private aircraft crashed.


Mendonça, who won a Latin Grammy Award in 2019, leaves behind one-year-old son named Léo.


Two of the four other victims were identified as her producer Henrique Ribeiro, and her uncle and advisor Abicieli Silveira Dias.


The names of the pilot and co-pilot have not been released.


Their deaths were confirmed by the Military Fire Department of Minas Gerais.

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