The death of Aaliyah, 20 years later: Original Channel 7 coverage

New York (WABC) -- On Aug. 25, 2001, 20 years ago Wednesday, the world tragically lost iconic R&B singer/actress Aaliyah and eight others in a plane crash in the Bahamas.

Aaliyah, a multi-platinum selling artist, earned Grammy nominations for her songs "Try Again" and "Are You That Somebody."

This is how Channel 7 Eyewitness News brought you the story of her tragic death, 20 years ago.
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