Whereas on tour for her 1990 album, she suffered an incredible loss when one among her band’s two constitution jet planes crashed close to San Diego, Calif. on March 16, 1991. Eight members of her band died within the accident, together with the pilot and co-pilot.
“She was very near all of them,” a spokeswoman stated on the time. “A few of them had been along with her for years. Reba is completely devastated by this. It is like dropping a part of your loved ones.”
Regardless of the tragedy, she took the stage at the 63rd Academy Awards simply days later, on March 25, to carry out her Finest Unique Tune nominee. Her sixteenth album, For My Damaged Coronary heart, was launched in October and devoted to those that perished within the accident.