Thu. Nov 14th, 2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr and family survive small plane crash

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US safety agencies are investigating the crash of a small plane in Tennessee that was carrying retired race car driver Dale Earnhardt Jr and his wife and daughter. Earnhardt’s sister Kelley said on Twitter the two pilots of the Cessna Citation and three family members were safe and being taken to a hospital for observation. There were no serious injuries, according to officials in Tennessee cited by media. Earnhardt, who was NASCAR’s long-time biggest star, gave up full time racing after the 2017 season. He now broadcasts NASCAR races for NBC Sports