NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr, his wife and daughter had a miracle escape after their private jet crashed at a local airport.
Dramatic images show Earnhardt Jr’s private jet engulfed in flames at Elizabethton Municipal Airport in Carter County, Tennessee.
But thankfully, local fire chief Barry Carrier said that everyone on board survived the crash – with none of the injuries are believed to be serious.
Earnhardt Jr’s wife, Amy, and daughter, Isla, were also on board, as was a pilot, one other person and the family dog.
The former Nascar racer, 44, was the only person taken to hospital
Earnhardt Jr is one of the most popular drivers in the US and a two-time winner of the Daytona 500.
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Dale Earnhardt and his wife Amy have both been taken to a local hospital[/caption]
Earnhardt Jr is one of the most popular racing drivers in the US and a two-time winner of the Daytona 500[/caption]