Puerto Rican music producer Flow La Movie, his long-time partner and their 4-year-old son were included among nine people killed when the small plane they were aboard collided in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday, reports said.
The plane, conveying seven passengers and two crew members, was bound for Orlando, Florida when it went down at the same time attempting to land soon after taking off from El Higüero airport, the aircraft’s operating company, Helidosa Aviation Group, said on Twitter.
It wasn’t exactly clear what caused the pilots to scrap the flight, still they were attempting to land at Las Americas International Airport in the Dominican Republic capital of Santo Domingo, the company said.
The music producer, whose real name is José Ángel Hernández, was aboard the flight with six kith and kin, as stated by Helidosa Aviation.
One of the other victims was Debbie Von Marie Jiménez Garcia, 31, recognized by People as Flow’s partner of seven years.
Jayden Hernandez, the couple’s 4-year-old son, was as well killed, the report said.
Helidosa Aviation recognized the other deceased acquaintances as Keilyan Hernandez, Yeilianys Jeishlimar Melendez Jimenez and Jesiel Yabdiel Silva.
The two dead crew members were Luis Alberto Eljuri and Víctor Emilio Herrera, the company said.
Flow was famous for his production of Urban Latin songs like
Musicians J Balvin and Don Omar reacted to the tragedy on social media.
He as well produced “La Jeepeta” by Nio Garcia, Brray and Juanka and “Wow Remix,” in which artists Bryant Myers, Arcangel, Nicky Jam, El Alfa and Darell took part.