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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This may be the blimp

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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
Elliott Heath

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. Elliott graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He is obsessed with the game and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey. His handicap index floats between 3-5. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


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