According to an investigation, the twin-engine Cessna 402B was 700 pounds over its weight limit. The 44-year-old said : "She told me she was going to the Bahamas and I was against it like, "Yo, don't go." And then down to the last, we had the Blackberry, down to the last Blackberry that we had, before she went there, she was like, "Yo, I don't like that plane." And I was like, "Don't get on it." And she was just like, "You know, I gotta do it." You know, it was a complicated situation, but she had to go do that video.So you know if I was there, I would have made sure that that jet that was supposed to be for her, the g4, she would have been on that.Outside of public figures such as herself, Aaliyah claimed to not date very often and in an interview spoke of how little she dated.During the last year of her life, she was involved with Damon Dash.She was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan.At the age of 10, she appeared on the television show Star Search and performed in concert alongside Gladys Knight.
“And I was like, ' Don't get on it.' And she was just like, ' You know, I gotta do it.' You know, it was a complicated situation, but she had to go do that video." Aaliyah wrapped shooting for “Rock the Boat” early and decided to leave the Abaco Islands one day ahead of schedule. You know, and what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger and you just gotta deal with the cards that life deals you."A few years later after Aaliyah’s death, Dash married fashion designer Rachel Roy.
Three days after the crash, Aaliyah's remains were returned to the United States.
Her funeral was held August 31, 2001, in Manhattan.
This includes longtime collaborators Missy Elliott, Timbaland and Ginuwine. A marriage certificate was produced as evidence of the marriage and it was apparently annulled in February 1995.
Her brother Rashad Haughton has spoken of their friendship as well. Both denied the relationship and being anything but friends at the time he helped to start her career.