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Officials: Blimp Forced To Make Emergency Landing In Fishtown

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Philadelphia emergency crews responded to a blimp that was forced to make an emergency landing on Friday night near Sugarhouse Casino.

(credit: Frank Tomaszewski)

The blimp landed in the city's Fishtown section near Beach and Richmond Streets.

Officials say that no injuries were reported. There were also no outages or issues reported in the area.

Authorities say they received the call about the two passenger blimp at 6:47 p.m. The blimp landed safely on the ground and was blown into nearby power lines.

The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into the emergency landing.

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