15 Jun '17, 4pm

VIDEO: Blimp crashes near U.S. Open at Erin Hills

VIDEO: Blimp crashes near U.S. Open at Erin Hills

#USOpen blimp going down on fire. pic.twitter.com/cRAX4apE7R — Drez (@AaronDrez) June 15, 2017 ERIN – A blimp advertising for PenFed Credit Union deflated, burst into flames and crashed late Thursday morning near the U.S. Open at Erin Hills. The blimp went down about 11:15 a.m. near Highway 83 and Highway 167. The crash took place about a half mile from the Erin Hills golf course where thousands of people gathered for the first morning of competition. The pilot was transported by Flight for Life from the area of the crash just after noon. The blimp was operated by AirSign, an aerial advertising firm with operations across the country. The pilot is okay but suffered some burns, a spokesman for AirSign said in a telephone interview from the company’s Florida office. The company’s web site says it specializes in banner, blimps and sky writing. A manned blimp unaffiliated with...

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