NTSB in Elizabethton investigating plane crash involving Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) — Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board have arrived in Elizabethton this morning to investigate the plane crash from Thursday involving NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr.

News Channel 11 first brought you this as breaking news with our free mobile app.

Lifting equipment has been brought to the scene on SR 91.

Ashley Sharp is live on the scene and is providing the latest from the ongoing investigation. The FAA is also expected to be on scene shortly.

NTSB investigators are on scene of yesterday’s fiery plane crash in Elizabethton that sent Dale Earnhardt Jr. to the hospital. Ashley Sharp WJHL has the latest from the scene.

Posted by WJHL on Friday, August 16, 2019

This is a developing story. News Channel 11 will continue to bring you the latest information as it becomes available.

READ MORE: Dale Earnhardt Jr. released from the hospital.

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