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The body of Aaliyah was flown back to the U.S. on Tuesday as safety experts examined the plane that crashed in the Bahamas last Saturday and killed the 22-year-old singer-actress and eight others. A private jet carrying her body landed at New Jersey’s Newark International Airport. A hearse then transported the casket to an undisclosed location. “Some of the families have expressed to us a desire not to share the information (regarding the possible burial site) publicly. We’re going to respect that,” a U.S. Embassy spokesman told Reuters. By midday Wednesday, the remains of the other eight people involved in the tragedy were scheduled to be returned to the U.S. On Tuesday all over the country, from New York, to Detroit (where the Brooklyn-born entertainer grew up) to Los Angeles, fans gathered in vigils to honor her and at record stores to snap up her CDs. All over, devotees praised the positive spirit of her music. “People are calling in and just crying on the air,” Detroit station WJLB-FM program director K. J. Holiday told The New York Times. In West Hollywood, near Tower Records, fans gathered around a billboard emblazoned with a giant portrait of Aaliyah to leave flowers and messages expressing their grief. Tuesday night, at the Seventh Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, several entertainers dedicated their performances to Aaliyah. “I know, with her talent, she would’ve gotten this award too,” Patti LaBelle, 56, said as she dedicated her Lena Horne Award for outstanding career achievement to the young star’s memory. Meanwhile, Brian Bachman of the U.S. Embassy in Nassau told The Times about crash investigators: “They’re getting all the luggage that was recovered and are taking it to be weighed as that’s an issue, as to whether the plane was overweighted.”