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(PHILADELPHIA) — A deflating blimp crashed to the ground late Friday when it made an emergency landing in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Fishtown.

 As the blimp neared the ground while making an emergency landing near the Delaware River off Interstate 95, winds blew the deflated airship into an industrial area where it wrapped around a utility pole, according to ABC station WPVI-TV. But the electrical wires never made contact, WPVI-TV said.

Two people were aboard and neither were injured, WPVI-TV said.

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