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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Dale Earnhardt Jr, famed NASCAR driver and auto racing analyst, and his wife were involved in a private jet crash in east Tennessee and escaped serious injury, officials said Thursday.



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Looking at the pictures, it's amazing they walked away from this.


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He must've been wearing a HANS device.

#1 | Posted by lee_the_agent at 2019-08-15 05:40 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

It's a miracle they survived let alone without serious injuries! Just wow.

#2 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2019-08-15 06:25 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

Nice try Hillary!

#3 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2019-08-15 11:32 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

Posts like #1 make me wish Rogers had a "I'm going straight to hell but I'm going laughing" flag.

#4 | Posted by horstngraben at 2019-08-15 11:45 PM | Reply

That family is cursed.

Richard Petty is the devil with wraparound shades. You haven't seen his eyes in 40 years.

Dick Trickle is a made up name, he never won ----.

#5 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-08-16 12:01 AM | Reply

There's another way to walk away from this and it's called a Go-Around. Flying an unstable approach, landing beyond the transition area, landing at too high of a speed, forcing the aircraft onto the runway all because someone has get-there-itus is no way to fly people.

I'd be surprised if the pilot would be welcomed back when the new plane shows up.

#6 | Posted by LesWit at 2019-08-16 01:59 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#6 | Posted by LesWit

Absolutely! Someone was in a hurry.

The landing distance of the Latitude they were in is only half the length of the runway, which was extended to over 5000' a couple years ago. And an easy approach ...

#7 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2019-08-16 02:57 AM | Reply

Nice try Hillary!

I saw this on Facebook.

Is there something to it I don't get? Or are you guys just that pathetically obsessed with her?

#8 | Posted by jpw at 2019-08-16 08:37 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

They had a 'good' landing.

If you can walk away from a landing, it's a good landing. If you use the airplane the next day, it's an outstanding landing. Chuck Yeager

#9 | Posted by MSgt at 2019-08-16 04:58 PM | Reply

Just read an article that said investigators have video showing the plane bounced twice, collapsing the landing gear on the second bounce, then plowed through a fence.

Yep, someone was in too much of a hurry to get it on the ground.

#10 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2019-08-17 01:32 AM | Reply

The airplane basically bounced at least twice before coming down hard on the right main landing gear," he said. "You can actually see the right main landing gear collapsing on the video. The airplane continued down the runway, off to the end, through a fence and came to a stop behind me here on Highway 91."


#11 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2019-08-17 01:35 AM | Reply

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