The U.S. Open said on its Twitter account that the pilot was injured, and a medical helicopter was at the scene.
Here's video showing the blimp going down: The U.S. Golf Association said in a statement that the advertising blimp crashed in an open field about half a mile from the Erin Hills golf course.
The company Airsign told NBC News that the downed blimp is owned by them.
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Hodgkinson had been in the Alexandria area since March, living out of his van, said local FBI Special Agent In Charge Tim Slater. House Speaker Paul Ryan said two members of the Capitol Police - Crystal Griner and David Bailey - were injured Wednesday.
This is the first time Mickelson has missed the U.S. Open since he failed to qualify in 1993.
"Pretty sure I just watched the blimp crash at the #USOPEN!".
"He stayed with the blimp until it went down", he said, adding that a crew member on ground pulled the pilot from the wreckage.
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The Spain global , 28, smashed in 20 goals to help the Blues secure their second Premier League title in three years last season. However, they can still make signings and loan them elsewhere until then.
"Wow, blimp down. I hope everyone is safe".
The Washington County Sheriff's Office described the pilot's injuries as "serious".
"They were trying to give it some throttle and it didn't go up". The sheriff's office asked the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board to help investigate the cause.
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Does the focus land on better protecting members of Congress in public? Politicians are often able to move on from the rhetoric. The incident happened March 24, according to sheriff's officials, just days before Hodgkinson presumably left IL for Virginia.
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