CHICAGO (CBS) — A blimp crashed and caught fire during the opening round of the U.S. Open golf tournament outside Milwaukee.
The pilot reportedly parachuted from the craft and was injured. He was transported by helicopter to the hospital.
Madison Seigworth was the tournament and tweeted video of the blimp falling out of the sky.
The USGA issued a statement on Twitter.
CBS 58 in Milwaukee reports the blimp is operated by AirSign.
Play at Erin Hills Golf Course about 30 miles northwest of Milwaukee was not interrupted.