The star said "I'm happy," before the camera turned to shoot the other passengers in the private jet. They seemed to be a group of friends and were on a weekend trip to the Phoenix Lights Festival.
The incident followed, killing all six passengers.
Maria's followers discovered that the sudden interruption of the live broadcast came from the crash of the plane owned by the well-known businessman, James Pedroosa, 28, who was among the victims.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) or the National Transportation Safety Board have not commented on the ongoing investigation into the incident.