Aaliyah, 22 — Died Aug. 25, 2001: Aaliyah Dana Haughton, the R&B star known simply as Aaliyah, had filmed the video for her song "Rock the Boat" in the Bahamas and was flying back to Miami when the small plane she was flying in crashed shortly after takeoff, killing seven of eight people aboard. (The eighth person died from injuries soon after.)
( 2014 & 2015 IN MEMORY OF † AALIHAH " ♪♫♪♪ R&B / pop / hip hop " ) † ♪♫♪♪ Aaliyah Dana Haughton - Tuesday, January 16, 1979 - 5' 7½" - Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Died: Saturday, August 25, 2001 (aged of 22) - Marsh Harbour, Abaco Island, Bahamas. Cause of death ; (Plane crash).