Wow! It sounds like Dwight Yoakam has an extra special something to be thankful for this Christmas … like the fact that he didn't die in a fiery plane crash.
TMZ is reporting that while on the way from a private concert in Canada recently, the plane that Dwight was on caught fire while in the air.
Okay, it didn’t actually catch fire, but there was a lot of smoke and the pilot thought it was on fire, which was probably just as scary as if it had actually burst into flames.
The pilot called in a mayday and landed safely at Van Nuys Airport in California. All nine passengers on board the twin-engine Hawker 800 jet were safe, but firefighters had cleared the runways and were on the scene just in case.
Yikes. Can you imagine?
Like what we're sharing? Keep up with all the fun by following NashvilleGab on Twitter, Facebook, or subscribe to our feed and be sure to visit our mobile site for all your country music news on the go. If you have something you'd like to share, drop me a line at [email protected]