Footage emerged on Tuesday of a blimp catching fire and crashing at the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills.
USGA officials confirmed the blimp caught on fire and went down in a field about a half-mile from the course at 12:15 p.m. EST. The blimp was unaffiliated with the U.S. Open or Fox Sports.
Multiple eyewitness' were able to capture the harrowing moment on video.
The blimp was sponsored by PenFed Credit Union and operated by AirSign, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. AirSign tweeted a photo of the blimp earlier in the day.
— AirSign (@AirSign) June 15, 2017
One reporter at the event said the pilot was able to parachute out of the blimp.
The operating company confirmed the pilot was being taken to the hospital but is "expected to be ok."