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DirecTV Blimp Makes Pit Stop in Evansville

The Direct TV blimp makes a stop in Evansville today.
The DirecTV blimp makes a stop in Evansville today. It was traveling to St. Louis for the World Series. Eyewitness News was at Tri-State Aero on Highway 41 as the blimp made a pit stop to refuel.

Snow and lots of wind prevents the blimp from heading to Boston, so it will only be seen in St. Louis. At nearly 1,500 feet in the air, it will provide quite a view of Busch Stadium.

"It just gives you kind of a good feeling to be apart of the energy of some of these huge events," said Chief Pilot Jeff Capek. "The World Series are always great. The view is great for us. We do the aerial camera shots and watch the game and obviously look out the window at the action, and I couldn't imagine watching a game any other way."

The blimp landed in St. Louis earlier today.
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