Dale Earnhardt Jr. survives plane crash at small Tennessee airport, officials say

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    Dale Earnhardt Jr, famed NASCAR driver and auto racing analyst, and his wife were involved in a private jet crash in eastern Tennessee and escaped serious injury, officials said Thursday.

    Elizabethton Fire Chief Barry Carrier told CNN affiliate WJHL that Earnhardt and his wife, Amy, were on the plane that crashed at Elizabethton Municipal Airport. Local police said the plane ran off the runway upon landing at 3:38 p.m. ET.

    The retired driver's sister, Kelley, tweeted that those on board were OK.

    "Everyone is safe and has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation. We have no further information at this time. Thank you for your understanding,"

    read more https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/15/us/dale-earnhardt-jr-plane-incident/index.html

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