Keianna’s Presentation. On Aaliyah. Cessna Plane.
The wreckage of a Cessna that crashed Saturday afternoon rests in a swamp area on the western end of the Marsh Harbour International Airport runway Sunday, Aug. 26, 2001. All nine people on board, including R&B star Aaliyah, perished in the crash.
The plane, in which singer and actress Aaliyah died, rests in a swamp area on the western end of the Marsh Harbour International Airport runway Sunday Aug. 26, 2001. All nine people on board perished in the crash.
The seat on which singer and actress Aaliyah was discovered after a fatal plane crash in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas, rests on the ground near the twin engine cessna Sunday Aug. 26, 2001. The charred remains of seats and other debris lay strewn across a large area in the swamp off the southeast section of the runway.
Pieces of luggage from the plane crash in which singer and actress Aaliyah died in, are shown in the back of a truck in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas Sunday Aug. 26, 2001. Aaliyah and eight other occupants including the pilot of the aircraft died when it went down shortly after takeoff from Marsh Harbour Airport enroute to the United States.
Rescue workers prepare the bodies of crash victims for transport at a makeshift morgue near the crash site of a twin engine Cessna that went down shortly after takeoff from Marsh Harbour International Airport, in the Bahamas, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2001. Recording artist and movie star Aaliyah is reported to be one of eight people who died along with her film crew as they were returning back to the United States. One critically injured man was flown to Florida for treatment, officials said.
Rescue workers carry Aaliyah’s body away from the crash site of a twin engine Cessna that went down shortly after takeoff from Marsh Harbour International Airport, in the Bahamas, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2001.
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Full Name: Aaliyah Dana HaughtonDate of Birth: 01/16/79; she's currently 22Astrological Sign: CapricornPlace of Birth: Brooklyn, New YorkCurrent Residence: Manhattan, New YorkHeight: 5'7Shoe Size: Size 6 ½ - 7 (depending on the shoe). Aaliyah also likes to wear kids' runners size 3-4Eye Color: BrownHair Color: BlackMom and Dad: Diane (mother) and Michael (father)Sibling(s): Rashad (brother)-08/06/77
Origin of Name: If you listen to Aaliyah, one minute it's Arabic and the next it's Swahili. Here's the real deal. The name Aaliyah is an Arabic name derived from the male version Ali. It means highest, most exalted one, the best.Nicknames: Babygirl, Wonderwoman, LiyahBest Friend(s): Kidada Jones, Valerie Vaughn and her momPets: Yorkshire Terrier named Rico (not sure of the dog's name but absolutely sure of the dog type. Tour her former dog died by the way) and a pet snake (kermit) that her uncle Barry bought her recently.Pet Peeves: SkirtsTattoos: 3 tattoos: her initial and a star on her hand, music symbol on her ankle and a dove on her back.Lucky Charms: A pillow named Wilson that she takes everywhere to with her and her toy orangutan that her grandmother gave her named Lina.Collects: Stuff animals and sunglasses.
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*Aaliyah moved to Detroit from Brooklyn at the age of 5*She first realized she could sing at the age of 6*Auditioned for the school play of ANNIE at age 6*Auditioned for the TV show Family Matters at age 9*At the Age of 11, she appeared on the nationally syndicated show Star Search*At age 11, Performed in Las Vegas for 5 nights with Gladys Knight*Graduated from the Detroit High School of the Performing Arts with a 4.0 GPA
1979 - 2001