Brazilian singer Marilia Mendoça has died in a aircraft crash.
In response to a press release from Mendoça’s workforce written in Portuguese and shared to social media, her aircraft was on its option to Caratinga, Minas Gerais, the place she was scheduled to carry out, when it crashed. The artist died alongside her producer Henrique Ribeiro, her uncle Abicieli Silveira Dias Filho and the pilot and co-pilot of the plane, who have been recognized by identify within the assertion.
The BBC experiences that the Brazilian authorities have launched an investigation into the accident, which occurred in Caratinga, Minas Gerais.
Hours earlier than the crash, Mendonça shared a video from the aircraft wherein she talked concerning the area’s meals. Her mates, together with Rodolffo Matthaus and Deive Leonardo, have since expressed condolences to her household on the put up.
Brazilian soccer participant Neymar Jr. seemingly addressed her dying, writing on Twitter, “I refuse to imagine, I refuse.”
Neymar was joined in his grief by pop star Anitta, who labored with Mendoça on the music “Some Que Ele Vem Atrás” in 2019.