US Open Blimp Crashes At Erin Hills

Videos emerged on twitter of the blimp falling from the sky after catching alight

US Open blimp crashes

Videos emerged on twitter of the blimp falling from the sky after catching alight

US Open Blimp Crashes At Erin Hills

Videos have emerged of a blimp crashing down the ground at Erin Hills during round one of the US Open.

The crew reportedly had to parachute out after the blimp caught fire.

One user tweeted

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The US Open is taking place at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. It is the first time the tournament has been hosted in the state and is also the first major held at Erin Hills.

Elliott Heath
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Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-6. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!


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