This Puerto Rican music producer died in the accident of a plane which was to connect Santo Domingo to Florida.
Nine people, including six Americans, including the producer Flow La Movie, died on Wednesday in the accident of a plane which was to connect Santo Domingo to Florida, announced the authorities and the airline Helidosa.
Puerto Rican music producer José Angel Hernandez alias Flow La Movie, 38, was a figure in the middle of reggaeton, a very popular musical genre in the Caribbean, which began to spread in the United States and around the world.
“Helidosa informs and regrets the tragic accident of one of its planes at Las Americas airport (Santo Domingo airport, editor’s note) in which all passengers and crew died”, according to the press release. company.
Two minors among the victims
According to General Enmanuel Souffront Tamayo, director of the Air Accidents Investigation Commission, two pilots and a stewardess made up the crew while there were six passengers on board. “The six of North American nationality,” he told AFP.
According to the flight manifest published by journalists, two minors aged 4 and 13 are among the victims. According to this document, the plane had left for Orlando while the company is talking about Miami.
According to an airport statement, the plane, a Gulfstream IV “departed at 5:09 p.m. (9:09 p.m. GMT) from La Isabela International Airport (northwest of Santo Domingo) and crashed around 5:25 p.m., after declaring an emergency and attempting to land at Las Americas airport (southeast of the capital)(…) The nine occupants died on impact”.
The plane crashed before reaching the runway but the airport was closed for around two hours, according to the same source.
“Thank you for your good vibes”
Flow La Movie, who was traveling with his wife, notably produced the hit kicked you. He had worked with artists like Nio Garcia, Casper Magico, Xound or D.Ozi, famous in the Caribbean and Latin American universe.
“José Angel, thank you for your good vibes. Rest in peace,” wrote J. Balvin, nicknamed the “Prince of Reggaeton”, who has more than 50 million subscribers on Instagram.
“The global artistic community is losing a great producer,” said Venezuelan singer Ricardo Montaner as record label PinaRecords salutes a “warrior”.