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A Hood blimp crashed in the woods of Manchester-by-the-Sea yesterday after onshore winds thwarted the pilot’s attempt to make an emergency landing on Singing Beach. The pilot was uninjured.

Hood blimp pilot OK after crash

By Brenda J. Buote and David Abel
Globe Staff / September 27, 2006

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BEVERLY -- The 90-foot-long Hood blimp that regularly appears above Fourth of July fireworks and Fenway Park jerked up and down and whirled in circles yesterday before crashing in a wooded area of Manchester-by-the-Sea, witnesses and authorities said. (Full article: 396 words)

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