Dale Earnhardt Jr. issues first statement following fiery plane crash


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ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) – Dale Earnhardt Jr. issued his first statement Monday following a fiery plane crash, which involved him and his family, late last week in Elizabethton, Tennessee.

The plane, traveling from Statesville, North Carolina, bounced at least twice before “coming down hard” on the right-wing landing gear, according to investigators.

You can read Dale Ernhardt Jr’s entire statement below.

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