PenFed Blimp Catches Fire and Crashes at US Open in Wisconsin

StoryfulNewsPublished: June 15, 2017Updated: June 17, 201713 views
Published: June 15, 2017Updated: June 17, 2017

A blimp flying over the US Open golf tournament at Erin Hills, Wisconsin, deflated, caught fire and crashed on Thursday, June 15. According to at least one eyewitness, people parachuted out of the aircraft. The US Open tweeted that the pilot was injured. The blimp, operated by AirSign, took off from a private airfield nearby and was advertising PenFed Credit Union. Credit: Twitter/Madison Seigworth via Storyful

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