A 6-year-old boy is found at home, several hours after the runaway flight of the family's experimental balloon riveted the nation and led to a frantic search for the child.Full story
Oct. 16: Falcon Heene, 6, was found in his family’s attic hours after the world watched a homemade balloon, believed to be carrying the boy, crash to the ground. Was the entire saga a hoax? In a TODAY exclusive, the Henne family talks with TODAY’s Meredith Vieira.
FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2009 file photo, six-year-old Falcon Heene is shown with his father, Richard, outside the family's home in Fort Collins, Colo., after Falcon Heene was found hiding in a box in a space above the garage. The attorney for the Colorado father who reported his son floated away in
Richard Heene , his wife Mayumi, sons six-year-old Falcon Heene , Bradford
Six-year-old Falcon Heene smiles as he is surrounded by reporters on the lawn of his house in Fort Collins, Colorado October 15, 2009. Heene, who set off a massive search and rescue operation and media frenzy after it was reported he was inside a homemade helium balloon that broke loose and drifted