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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He wasn't sure whether they were cellmates at Baldwin State Prison immediately prior to the escape . Monica, 42, and Billue, 58, were both transfer sergeants at Baldwin State Prison.
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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Garcia carded an eagle, three birdies and three bogeys in a roller coaster round. "I just didn't putt very well", Johnson said. ERIN, Wisconsin Big-hitting Dustin Johnson was one of the biggest disappointments in Thursday's opening round of the U.S.
"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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In the interim, he said, he hoped more people would come visit the area as a result of the publicity afforded his wife's stunt. The sun peaked out briefly before the flight as Erendiria busily stretched and chalked her hands with risen "like a dancer".
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