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Dale Earnhardt Jr. plane crash lands in Tennessee

The former NASCAR driver was immediately transported to the hospital
Aug 15, 2019 – 5:17 PM EDT

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was flying with his wife and daughter as well as two pilots on board the airplane that caught fire after crashing in Tennessee.

"Everyone is safe and has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation. We have no further information at this time. Thank you for understanding." said Dale Jr.'s sister Kelly in a statement.

The aircraft was registered under Earnhardt's JR Motorsports and crash landed at Elizabethton Municipal Airport in Carter County. There is no word on what caused the fiery crash.