Dale Earnhardt Jr. as well as Family Are ‘Safe’ After Plane Crash

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Dale Earnhardt Jr., the retired NASCAR star, will be safe as well as in a hospital for evaluation after his plane crashed in east Tennessee, his sister said on Twitter.

Earnhardt’s sister, Kelley Earnhardt Miller, tweeted of which Earnhardt; his wife, Amy; as well as their 15-month-old daughter, Isla, also were on the plane along with two pilots.

“Everyone will be safe as well as has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation,” she tweeted. “We will have no further information at This kind of time.”

Federal Aviation Administration officials said a Cessna Citation rolled off the end of a runway as well as caught fire after landing at Elizabethton Municipal Airport at 3:40 p.m. Thursday. F.A.A. officials said the preliminary indication was of which two pilots as well as three passengers were aboard.

Earnhardt, whose father, Dale Sr., died in a crash near the end of the 2001 Daytona 500, incorporates a history of concussions of which plagued him over his final years as a driver. He still incorporates a burn scar on his neck through a car crash at Sonoma in 2004 during warm-ups for an American Le Mans Series race of which left him with second-degree burns.

He won NASCAR’s most favorite driver award a record 15 times with 26 career Cup victories.

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