Blimp Makes Emergency Landing In Philadelphia Neighborhood | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne Unmanned-
Alt. Wednesdays

Airborne Flight Training-Alt. Wednesdays

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne Special Programs!
Airborne-YouTube  Airborne Unlimited--08.03.20 Airborne-Unmanned--08.05.20   NEW! Airborne-Flight Training--07.29.20 Airborne Unlimited--08.07.20  The 2020 Avionics Innovation Preview!

Airborne On ANN

Airborne Unlimited--08.03.20

Airborne-Unmanned--08.05.20

NEW! Airborne-Flight Training--07.29.20

Airborne Unlimited--08.07.20

Airborne's Annual April 1st Episode

Tue, May 24, 2016

Blimp Makes Emergency Landing In Philadelphia Neighborhood

Two On Board Uninjured

An advertising blimp made an off-airport emergency landing Friday after one of the aircraft's engines overheated.

Reuters reports that the aircraft went down in Fishtown, a suburb of Philadelphia once known as the center of a large fishing industry but now a more upscale neighborhood with music venues and restaurants. The aircraft went down in a construction zone near a major highway. The two people on board were uninjured in the accident.

Philadelphia police department Lt. David Bonk took a photograph of partially-deflated the airship lying on the ground from a police helicopter. Bonk Tweeted "Not something #TacAir sees everyday."

Television station reports that the aircraft is own by Air Science and Bostik. It was making its third trip over the city and returning to Camden, NJ to land when pilot Trevor Thompson noticed the engine problem. The wind pushed the aircraft away from a landing in a field into the construction zone in Fishtown, according to the report.

(Image captured by Philadelphia police department Lt. David Bonk)

FMI: www.ntsb.gov

Advertisement

More News

Liberty U Offers New Aviation Bachelor's, Master's Degrees

Many Major Commercial And Cargo Airlines Require Pilots To Have A Four-Year Degree Liberty University School of Aeronautics (LUSOA) has added two degrees to its growing academic of>[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.04.20)

“I have to do a call out to the great SpaceX team; they did extraordinary work. This was an incredibly smooth mission. This was an extraordinary mission, an extraordinary day>[...]

Airborne 08.03.20: Splashdown!, USN Black Female TACAIR Plt, New Wagstaff Course

Also: Boeing Will Remember 2020, 2020 Skydiving Nationals Cancelled, Swedish Medevac PC-24, More Reductions For Gogo Two NASA astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico >[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (08.05.20)

"As a recognized innovator in the general aviation segment, Aspen's inclusion in the AIRO Group's diversified company portfolio not only helps strengthen Aspen Avionics current bus>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (08.05.20): Coupled Approach

Coupled Approach An instrument approach performed by the aircraft autopilot, and/or visually depicted on the flight director, which is receiving position information and/or steerin>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2020 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC