A private jet thought to be carrying the friends and family ...
Feb 14th, 2012
(Reuters) - A private jet thought to be carrying the friends and family of pop singer Whitney Houston prepares to take off at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles, California, February 13, 2012. The body of Houston was flown out of a Los Angeles airport on Monday, reportedly heading home to New Jersey for funeral services, police said on Monday, after new details surfaced about the circumstances surrounding her sudden death. REUTERS/Gene Blevins (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY) -
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