PSA: Don’t Fly Blimps During Storms

In Coral Springs, FL the Goodyear blimp crashed. The pilots were fine but they took out a utility pole on the way down cutting power to 1400 homes.

Seems like a combo of wind, rain, and lightning aren’t good flying conditions for a gas-filled balloon.

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