Plane With NASCAR Team Makes Emergency Landing in Memphis
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A plane carrying NASCAR team members that was headed from Las Vegas to Charlotte, North Carolina, made an emergency landing in Memphis.
WMC-TV reports the plane landed early Monday morning at Memphis International Airport. The plane belonged to Hendrick Motorsports and was carrying team members home from a NASCAR race in Las Vegas.
A Hendrick Motorsports representative tells the news station the plane landed after someone noticed smoke in the cabin. No one was injured or breathed in too much smoke.
The plane is being evaluated for issues. The passengers will return to Charlotte on another flight.