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Reports: Military blimp breaks free in Maryland

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ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD. (KWWL) -

Several news agencies are reporting that an unmanned military blimp has broken free from its moorings in Maryland.

It is reported that two fighter jets are tracking the high-tech blimp over Pennsylvania.

The balloon is reported to have been moored at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland.

The blimp, which is about the size of a football field and filled with helium, is said to be traveling at about 16,000 feet in the air.

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