Videos captures the moment a blimp at the US Open crashes in flames

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.

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A blimp unaffiliated with the #USOpen or @FOXSports has crashed near Erin Hills. Pilot was injured and first responders are on the scene.
A blimp unaffiliated with the #USOpen or @FOXSports has crashed near Erin Hills. Pilot was injured and first responders are on the scene.
The US Open blimp has crashed in the woods outside the course. Smoke seen
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Just got to the #USOpen and the blimp caught fire and crashed. People parachuted out. https://t.co/1lDi3VkXCu
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Washington County Sheriff confirms 1 person injured after blimp crashes near US Open. #CBS58
First responders on scene after blimp crashes at the U.S. Open in Wisconsin (images via WTMJ chopper)… https://t.co/xGzrGAfN3v
HARTFORD, WI - JUNE 15: A blimp floats over the crowd during the first round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills on June 15, 2017 in Hartford, Wisconsin. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
Statement from #USGA on #blimpcrash @fox6now "blimp not affiliated with the USGA or the US Open Champ broadcast..." https://t.co/nZ03DdZ0Dl
@the_fried_egg this is an ominously low blimp wouldn't you say? https://t.co/uFe7n5ib31
HARTFORD, WI - JUNE 15: A blimp floats over the crowd during the first round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills on June 15, 2017 in Hartford, Wisconsin. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
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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.

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."

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