Dale Jr. survives fiery plane crash

Remains from plane
Remains from plane

Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife Amy and their child were on a plane that crashed in Tennessee on Thursday afternoon, according to Mike Davis, with JR Motorsports.

Davis said the Earnhardts were not injured.

Airport Manager Dan Cogan told WJHL the private plane ran off the end of the runway at Elizabethton Airport and caught fire.

Davis said everyone on the plane, including two pilots, is expected to be OK.

Kelley Earnhardt issued a statement on Twitter:

"I can confirm Dale, Amy & Isla along with his two pilots were involved in a crash in Bristol TN this afternoon. 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."

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