Scary news from Nashville that thankfully avoided complete disaster as Dale Earnhardt Jr and his family were in a plan crash this afternoon and all were ok:
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) August 15, 2019
Nascar legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife are OK after the plane they were flying in crashed in East Tennessee.
The private plane crashed at the Elizabethton Airport Thursday afternoon.
Airport Manager Dan Cogan said it ran off the end of the runway and caught fire.
Elizabethton Fire Chief Barry Carrier said all of the passengers were able to get out safely including Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife.
— Tennessean (@Tennessean) August 15, 2019