Hendrick Motorsports statement on Key West plane crash

Hendrick Motorsports press release

Rick Hendrick
Rick Hendrick

Photo by: Eric Gilbert

CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 1, 2011) - Monday evening, a Gulfstream G150 aircraft operated by Hendrick Motorsports ran off the runway after experiencing braking issues upon landing at Key West International Airport in Key West, Fla.

All four people on board -- Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick, his wife, Linda Hendrick, and two Hendrick Motorsports pilots -- were released from Lower Keys Medical Center early Tuesday morning.

Rick Hendrick was diagnosed with a broken rib and a broken clavicle, and Linda Hendrick was treated for minor cuts and bruises. Both pilots were evaluated and released without injury. All four have safely returned to North Carolina.

The aircraft, which is joint-owned by Hendrick Motorsports and Jimmie Johnson Racing, remains in Key West.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jimmie Johnson , Eric Gilbert
Teams Hendrick Motorsports
Tags hendrick, nascar