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Here Are Some of the Best Tweets About the Runaway Blimp

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    Raw Video: Blimp Down

    In this video provided by the Pennsylvania National Guard, state troopers and other rescuers begin the long process of removing the wreckage of a surveillance blimp that got loose from Maryland and drifted to Pennsylvania Wedensday. (Published Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015)

    An unmanned Army surveillance blimp broke loose from its moorings in Maryland and floated over Pennsylvania for hours Wednesday with two U.S. fighter jets on its tail, triggering blackouts across the countryside as it dragged its mooring cable across power lines.

    And it didn't take long for the Internet to respond.

    From "Ghostbusters" to Lionel Richie and even Edward Snowden, Twitter was aflutter with tweets about the runaway military blimp Wednesday.

    Here are a few of the best: