Marília Mendonça, a popular and successful Brazilian singer, dies at 26
Marília Mendonça, a popular and successful Brazilian singer, has died at the age of 26 in a plane crash north of Rio de Janeiro.
The star’s death was confirmed by a statement from her press office that said the plane crashed between Mendonça’s hometown of Goiania and Caratinga, a small city in Minas Gerais state located north of Rio de Janeiro.
The singer was on her way to a concert on Friday when the plane crashed.
Her funeral took place on Saturday November 6th, at Ginásio Goiânia Arena, in Goiânia (GO).Marília Mendonça, her uncle, as well as three other people (her producer, the pilot and the co-pilot), were victims of an air accident this Friday (5/11), in Caratinga, in the interior of Minas Gerais.
The funeral was attended by famous people such as Maiara and Maraisa, Fernando Zor, Sorocaba, Jorge, Matheus and Kauan, and other great names in the sertanejo. In addition, thousands of fans are on the spot to pay tribute to the singer.
May her soul rest in peace