Videos capture advertising blimp catching fire and crashing at U.S. Open
ERIN — An advertising blimp has crashed at the U.S. Open.
The blimp went down in an open field in the Town of Erin, Washington County sheriff’s officials said.
WARNING: Videos contain profanity
The crash happened east of the grounds, in an open field. Multiple spectators at the Open caught the incident on camera.
In a video, witnesses said workers seemed to be parachuting out of the blimp. First responders are on scene for rescue operations and Flight for Life has been summoned to the scene.