Jenni Rivera missing: Plane crash suspected for Mexican American singer

jenni-rivera.jpgMexican American singer and television personality Jenni Rivera was aboard a plane that went missing in northern Mexico on Sunday. The plane is believed to have crashed.

According to the AP, she performed a concert in Monterey and then boarded a Learjet flying from Monterey to Toluca, near Mexico City. The pilot lost contact with air traffic controllers ten minutes after departure and did not land as scheduled.

NBC Universal, home of Rivera's reality show "I Love Jenni" on the Telemundo cable channel, mun2, confirms that Rivera was on board the flight along with seven other people, including the pilot and crew.

The 43-year-old is a native of Long Beach.
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