Aaliyah dating history
"I've seen crashes before but that was probably one of the worst ones," he said. The aircraft was broken into pieces and some of the seats were thrown from the aircraft." The photo was in fact taken when Aaliyah arrived to the Bahamas, on Thursday, August 23. On August 31, the day of Aaliyah's funeral, an independent expert of the Cessna Pilots Association reported that the aircraft was overloaded.She had spoken to the fan for 15 minutes and gave him a hug as well. His statement came as investigators declined to comment on weight being a factor in the crash.He also recalled the condition of the bodies: "It was an awful sight.Some bodies were so badly disfigured, you couldn't identify them.He recalled the aircraft being only "60 to 100 feet" off the ground before it crashed. Morales had falsely obtained his FAA license by showing logs of hundreds of flight hours he had never flown.He went to get a fire truck and was stunned by what he saw upon arriving at the crash site. He may also have falsified the number of hours he had flown to get the job with his employer, Blackhawk International Airways.According to her brother, Rashad Haughton, this was the first time in her career that she was not accompanied by a member of her family.At the time of the video's shooting, Rashad was in Australia, and her mother had recently had eye surgery and was being cared for by her father.
The other victims' bodies were repatriated on August 29. Staff reported flowers and condolences had been sent in steadily since her death. Her body was set in a silver-plated copper-deposit casket, which was carried in a horse-drawn, glass hearse.
A worker at the reception desk disclosed that at least 500 bouquets, delivered mostly by grieving fans, had arrived for the family in the three days between the crash and the return of her body. Aaliyah's private funeral services were held on August 31, 2001, at the Frank E. Aaliyah was initially entombed in a crypt on the third floor of the expansion wing of Ferncliff Cemetery's main mausoleum in Hartsdale, New York.
Aaliyah's publicist, Jill Fritzo, said the Haughton family was touched by the support they received from fans and reported the condition of the family. In April 2005, she was moved to a private room at the end of a corridor in the Rosewood Mausoleum.
Her funeral was held on August 31, 2001, in Manhattan.
Her death came only a month after the release of her self-titled third album, Aaliyah.