It has been confirmed by the local Sheriff’s Office that Dale Earnhardt Jr’s plane crashed at the Elizabethton Municipal Airport in Tennessee. His wife, Amy, was also onboard. The Elizabethton Fire Chief Barry Carrier says everyone survived the crash, but Earnhardt Jr. was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.
It has been reported that the plane ran off the end of the runway and caught fire from the Elizabethton Airport Manager Dan Cogan. The pilot, one other passenger and family dog were also on the plane.
BREAKING: Authorities have confirmed Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s plane crashed at the Elizabethton Municipal Airport. Earnhardt Jr. has been transported to the hospital. Earnhardt Jr.’s wife Amy Reimann was also on board. No fatalities reported. https://t.co/0RUAJshu3z pic.twitter.com/ftElVILbtq
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