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Blimp Bursts Into Flames & Crashes Near The US Open In Wisconsin


A PenFed blimp flying over the US Open national golf championship in Erin, Wisconsin has caught fire and crashed.

Nobody spectators appear hurt in the crash, however, one Twitter user there who also posted a video of the crash said that the pilot “appeared to bail out.”

According to reports, one operator was injured with ‘burns’, however, the exact condition of the pilot who parachuted out is uncertain.

The blimp was unaffiliated with the US Open or Fox Sports. The pilot was airlifted to a nearby hospital.

Aerial advertising firm AirSign confirmed that it was their blimp involved in the crash but they did not release any additional information.

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