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  • GloriaTrevi

    Porfavor en oración todos por Jenni con amor y fe, porfavor!!!

  • JACKY BRACAMONTES

    Mis oraciones con Jenni Rivera y toda la gente que viajaba en el avión que se encuentra desaparecido.

  • Joaquín López-Dóriga

    SCT desmiente que hayan encontrado los restos del avión de Jenni Rivera y son falsas otras versiones, el estatus sigue siendo "desaparecido"

  • Raúl De Molina

    El avión donde viajaba @jennirivera se estrelló minutos después de salir de Monterrey a Toluca. Entres los pasajeros @arturoriverar

  • kate del castillo

    @Adela_Micha @lopezdoriga urge información acerca de Jenni corroborada por favor

  • Elizabeth Torres

    RT @MiguelTorres133: A todos los medios y fans por favor NO CONFIRMEN NADA. El avion donde iba @jennirivera esta desaparecido. Nada oficial hasta ahora. Oremos

  • Joaquín López-Dóriga

    El status oficial del avión de Jenni Rivera y sus acompañantes sigue siendo de "desaparecido". Pero dan muy pocas posibilidades.

  • Mirand@

    RT @ClaudioAlcaraz: "@lazperingrid: CADENA DE ORACIÓN PARA @jennirivera Y DE IGUAL FORMA TRATEN CON RESPETO Y SIN ESPECULACIÓN ALGO TAN SERIO @arturoriverar RT"

  • LESLIE ENRIQUEZ

    RT @MiguelTorres133: A todos los medios y fans por favor NO CONFIRMEN NADA. El avion donde iba @jennirivera esta desaparecido. Nada oficial hasta ahora. Oremos

  • Mayra Perez Higareda

    Última foto de Jenni Rivera antes del accidente🙏 http://t.co/tskBSIke

The plane that crashed early Sunday morning leaving Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera dead had logged 43 years' worth of flights and had been damaged previously in a 2005 accident in Amarillo, Texas, according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board.

The cause of the plane crash that killed Rivera was not immediately known by Sunday evening, but Notimex identified the plane as a 1969 Learjet 25 that had been involved in an earlier incident.

While trying to land on an Amarillo airstrip in 2005, the plane experienced a fuel system imbalance, causing one wing to weigh more than the other. No one was injured in the 2005 accident, Notimex reports. The 2005 NTSB report also notes that maintenance personnel "were not able to find any discrepancies in the fuel transfer system."

At least five people were on board the plane when it crashed Sunday: the pilots, Miguel Pérez and Alejandro Torres, along with the singer, her publicist and her makeup artist.

Police and forensic experts found Jenni Rivera’s driver’s license at the scene of the plane crash, along with an identification belonging to 78-year-old pilot Miguel Pérez.

On Sunday night, the Rivera's family confirmed her death to reporters outside their home in Los Angeles.

"My queen, we will see each other again soon," the singer's father Pedro Rivera said, according to HuffPost Voces. "We thought it was a press speculation, we wanted to believe that. But it's true, my daughter is dead."

The artist's brothers Pedro, Gustavo and Juan will travel to Mexico on Tuesday to identify the body and return it to Los Angeles, where they plan to lay her to rest, Mexican daily El Universal reports.

CORRECTION: A previous Notimex report incorrectly stated the circumstances of the plane's previous accident. According to the National Transportation Safety Board report, no mechanical issues were found with the plane's fuel transfer system. The post was corrected at 11:35 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.

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  • Jenni Rivera

    FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2012, file photo, singer and singing coach Jenni Rivera speaks during a press conference promoting the second season of reality show, "La Voz Mexico" in Mexico City. The wreckage of a small plane believed to be carrying Mexican-American music superstar Jenni Rivera was found in northern Mexico on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, and there are no apparent survivors, authorities said. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, file)

  • Jenni Rivera

    This April 25, 2012 photo released by Telemundo shows Latin singer Jenni Rivera rehearsing for the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards, at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla. The wreckage of a small plane believed to be carrying Mexican-American music superstar Jenni Rivera was found in northern Mexico on Sunday and there are no apparent survivors, authorities said. (AP Photo/Telemundo, Gary I Rothstein/Telemundo)

  • Jenni Rivera

    FILE - In this April 26, 2012, file photo, singing superstar Jenni Rivera performs during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. Authorities in Mexico say the wreckage of a small plane believed to be carrying Rivera has been found on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, and there are no apparent survivors. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, file)

  • Jenni Rivera

    FILE - In this March 8, 2012, file photo, Mexican-American singer and reality TV star Jenni Rivera poses during an interview in Los Angeles. Mexican authorities confirmed that the plane in which Rivera was traveling disappeared early Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, after leaving the Mexican northern city of Monterrey where she performed in concert on Saturday night. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, file)

  • MEXICO-US-JENNI RIVERA-OBIT

    Undated file picture of Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, who died in a plane crash on December 9, 2012 close to Iturbide, Nuevo Leon state, Mexico. The wreckage of a plane carrying star Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera has been found in northern Mexico and there were no survivors, officials said. The Lear Jet was flying from south from Monterrey to Toluca, in the center of the country and was carrying six other people besides the singer, said Antonio Gonzalez, mayor of the town of Iturbide, near the crash site. AFP PHOTO/ (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Jenni Rivera, Esteban Loaiza

    FILE - In this July 1, 2011 file photo, singer Jenni Rivera, right, and her husband, former Major League Baseball pitcher Esteban Loaiza, pose for a photograph with replicas of Las Vegas Walk of Stars presented to them during an official ceremony in Las Vegas. The couple, who married on Sept. 8, 2010, filed for divorce on Oct. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

  • Jenni Rivera Press Conference

    Jenni Rivera attends a press conference on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, in Woodland Hills, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP)

  • Jenni Rivera

    People watch mexican singer Jenni Rivera under heavy rain on a giant TV screen during the traditional "El Grito," or shout, to kick off Independence Day celebrations at the Zocalo in Mexico City, late Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. Mexico is marking the 202st anniversary of the "Grito de Dolores," honoring the call to arms made by the priest Miguel Hidalgo in 1810 that began the struggle for independence from Spain, achieved in 1821. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

  • Miguel Bose, Paulina Rubio, Beto Cuevas, Jenni Rivera

    Spanish singer Miguel Bose, from left to right, Mexico's pop star Paulina Rubio, former singer of the Chilean band La Ley Beto Cuevas, and Mexican singer Jenni Rivera, pose for photographers during a press conference promoting the second season of reality show, "La Voz Mexico" in Mexico City, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

  • 27th Annual Imagen Awards - Arrivals

    Jenni Rivera 27th Annual Imagen Awards - Arrivals The Beverly Hills Hotel Beverly Hills, CA 8/10/12 © Jill Johnson/jpistudios.com 310-657-9661

  • 27th Annual Imagen Awards - Arrivals

    Jenni Rivera 27th Annual Imagen Awards - Arrivals The Beverly Hills Hotel Beverly Hills, CA 8/10/12 © Jill Johnson/jpistudios.com 310-657-9661

  • Los Angeles Special Screening of "Girl In Progress"

    Jenni Rivera Los Angeles Special Screening of "Girl In Progress" Director's Guild Of America Los Angeles, CA 5/2/12 © Jill Johnson/jpistudios.com 310-657-9661

  • Billboard Latin Music Awards 2012 - Arrivals

    Jenni Rivera, Chino y Nacho Billboard Latin Music Awards 2012 at Bank United Center on April 26, 2012 in Miami, Florida. 4/26/2012 © Argoimages/jpistudios.com 310-657-9661

  • Jenni Rivera in a 'Sold Out' Concert

    Jenni Rivera Jenni Rivera in a 'Sold Out' Concert the Nokia Theater Los Angeles, CA 8/06/10 © JC Olivera/jpistudios.com 310-657-9661

  • Jenni Rivera in a 'Sold Out' Concert

    Jenni Rivera Jenni Rivera in a 'Sold Out' Concert the Nokia Theater Los Angeles, CA 8/06/10 © JC Olivera/jpistudios.com 310-657-9661

  • 'Jenni Rivera presents: Chiquis and Raq-C' launching party

    Jenni Rivera, Esteban Loaiza 'Jenni Rivera presents: Chiquis and Raq-C' launching party Hollywood, CA 6/30/10 © JC Olivera/jpistudios.com 310-657-9661

  • 'Jenni Rivera presents: Chiquis and Raq-C' launching party

    Jenni Rivera 'Jenni Rivera presents: Chiquis and Raq-C' launching party Hollywood, CA 6/30/10 © JC Olivera/jpistudios.com 310-657-9661

  • 'Jenni Rivera presents: Chiquis and Raq-C' launching party

    Jenni Rivera, Janney Rivera, Raquel Cordova 'Jenni Rivera presents: Chiquis and Raq-C' launching party Hollywood, CA 6/30/10 © JC Olivera/jpistudios.com 310-657-9661

  • The 9th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards - Show

    HOUSTON - NOVEMBER 13: Singer Jenni Rivera performs onstage during the 9th annual Latin GRAMMY awards held at the Toyota Center on November 13, 2008 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Singers Vikki Carr (L), Olga Tanon, and

    Singers Vikki Carr (L), Olga Tanon, and Jenni Rivera (R) perform onstage during the 9th Annual Latin Grammy Awards held on November 13, 2008 in Houston, Texas. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

  • The 9th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards - Show

    HOUSTON - NOVEMBER 13: Singers Lupillo (L) and Jenni Rivera perform onstage during the 9th annual Latin GRAMMY awards held at the Toyota Center on November 13, 2008 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • The 9th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards - Show

    HOUSTON - NOVEMBER 13: (L-R) Singers Vikki Carr, Olga Tanon, and Jenni Rivera perform onstage during the 9th annual Latin GRAMMY awards held at the Toyota Center on November 13, 2008 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • The 9th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards - Show

    HOUSTON - NOVEMBER 13: Singers Lupillo (L) and Jenni Rivera perform onstage during the 9th annual Latin GRAMMY awards held at the Toyota Center on November 13, 2008 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Jenni Rivera at Latin Grammy Awards Arrivals

    HOLLYWOOD - SEPTEMBER 18: Singer Jenni Rivera attends the 3rd Annual Latin Grammy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on September 18, 2002 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Robert Mora/Getty Images)

  • LARAS Person Of The Year Presentation & Gala Arrivals

    HOLLYWOOD - SEPTEMBER 17: Recording Artist Jenni Rivera attends the LARAS Person of the Year Tribute Presentation and Gala for recording artist Vicente Fernandez at the Kodak Theatre Grand Ballroom on September 17, 2002 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Robert Mora/Getty Images)