Cell phone video shows the moment the Earnhardt family escaped burning plane

A plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife crashed in Tennessee. (Photo: Dale Campbell / WCYB)

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (NBC News/WCNC) – Newly obtained video shows Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family as they escape a burning plane on Thursday.

The small plane had two pilots plus Earnhardt, his wife, their 1-year-old daughter and the family dog on board.

In the video, you can see a man get out of the plane first and he is then handed a small child.

The other adults and the dog follow.

Officials say the Cessna Citation made a hard landing, bouncing and then departing the runway.

After it came to a stop, the plane caught on fire.

Thick black smoke is visible along with the flames.

The NTSB is investigating the crash.

Luckily, no one was injured.

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