Blimp goes down near Erin Hills

NOW: Blimp goes down near Erin Hills

Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to a blimp crash near the Erin Hills Golf Course Thursday morning.

Only one person was on the blimp, the pilot.

The blimp is operated by AirSign and is being used to advertise for PenFed Credit Union. AirSign confirms to CBS 58 that this is one of their blimps.

AirSign said the pilot rode the blimp the ground. He had serious injuries and was taken by Flight for Life.

The U.S. Open tweeted out that the blimp is unaffiliated with both the U.S. Open and Fox Sports.

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