Mexican Singer Jenni Rivera's Plane Goes Missing
Air traffic controllers lose contact with small plane after it left Monterrey
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 9, 2012 1:32 PM CST
Jenni Rivera attends a press conference on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, in Woodland Hills, California.   (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP)
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(Newser) – Mexican singer Jenni Rivera is missing after a small plane she was in lost contact with Mexican aviation authorities, reports the AP via La Voz. Rivera's plane went missing around 3:30 this morning shortly after takeoff from Monterrey, where she had given a concert last night. It was bound for Toluca, outside of Mexico City, but never reached its destination. A search is under way for the 43-year-old US-born Rivera, best known for her work in regional genres, including norteña.