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NASCAR’s Rick Hendrick in Plane Crash

Rick Hendrick plane crash
Monroe County Sheriff's Dept.

Hendrick Motorsports‘ owner, Rick Hendrick was in a plane crash in Key West, Florida Monday. Hendrick, his wife Linda and two pilots were on board.  No one was seriously injured.  According to local authorities, the pilots of the plane reported they had no brakes upon landing.  The National Transportation Safety Board was notified and will be on hand to investigate.

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The  plane ran completely off the runway at Florida’s Key West International Airport, closing down the entire runway for a short time.  The Gulfstream G150 is registered to Jimmie Johnson Racing II Incorporated and from Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Hendrick Motorsports’ racing team consists of big names like Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt, Jr.Jimmie Johnson and Mark Martin.

Upon the NTSB’s investigation, more details of the crash will most likely be available at their website.

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