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Legendary Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. Survives Plane Crash

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. – Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were on board a plane that crash landed at a Tennessee airport Thursday afternoon.

A tweet from the driver’s sister confirms the crash and that Earnhardt’s wife, young daughter, and two pilots are safe. No word on their current conditions.

TMZ reports the plane is a 10-seat, twin engine Cessna Citation Latitude registered under Earnhardt’s JR Motorsports. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.


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