FAA releases initial report on Dale Jr. plane crash

Published 1:02 pm Friday, August 16, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration has released its report on a plane crash involving Dale Earnhardt Jr.

The FAA said in an initial report that the plane, a Cessna 688A, experienced a hard landing, bounced, departed the runway and caught fire at the Elizabethton Municipal Airport.

An NTSB press conference will be held at 2 pm.

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