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The first time -- and bring in tonight for Greta Van Susteren.
And heat is alive the country was glued to Martinis today watching as a runaway balloon believed to be -- -- six year old falcon Haney.
Flew out of control all over the skies of Colorado -- that balloon eventually landed just -- here on fox in the -- Was nowhere to be found -- urgent search was -- on.
After hours of frantic searching falcon was found alive hiding in a box in his garage attic.
They -- family a short time ago including little falcon.
We're working on an experimental line.
Three PL AB.
Low altitude vehicle.
Gore didn't -- -- -- -- I can cover about grant traffic to about 15100 feet.
-- very early stage of the invention it down.
This little guy is that it can't go inside the -- Utility -- bargain and indeed.
So I'm anyway.
This little -- -- hate it -- it I did deteriorate according to Brad -- city saw it.
The city videotape and we've watched it back and sure enough you've got it and let down.
Obviously got out channels.
We don't know.
He says he's hiding it and it.
And because I yelled at him.
Really so I yelled at him.
Spirit that now.
-- thanks very.
-- I mean yeah.
I really really want to thank the local police department every -- hero.
-- down all their efforts.
You guys are great.
-- they could use helicopters that we -- First -- My -- and they got reports now.
Now -- Yeah we don't.
-- -- -- -- We're gonna -- kind of feel it in my -- again this generally.
I don't know -- -- a lot closer.
-- function in -- clinic is live at the -- home where falcon was found alive policing how are things there tonight.
Hi Shannon -- Things are going very well in fact the family is in the home behind me right now they're altogether and there are no doubt going over the events of the day over and over again.
And one thing we didn't hear was.
The emotion from falcons mother she told one of our crews here.
That when she realized what was going on she's sitting on the couch waiting and waiting and worrying and worrying and then all of a sudden her son.
Came to her and they took a second too real as she -- only got its -- -- And she -- her entire date just turned around completely because for the whole two hours that they thought he could have been up with a balloon or missing somewhere.
All in the landscape of Colorado they didn't know where he was in there he was in the house -- Now I can tell you -- some deet tails about the search that wanted to -- because it was an extensive search.
For this little boy a kiowa helicopter.
Was launch at a error Buckley air force base a Blackhawk helicopter was up in the air that was -- cost of 141500.
The sheriff's departments in two to three different counties became involved in this entire search and fortunately all came to a very good -- And it looks.
-- you like that overlooks with a little boy is actually coming back we're gonna push up just a little bit.
And he is coming out to talk to looks like one -- to see out here but he they've been in front of the cameras and Annika had pushed back they've been -- cameras just this afternoon and he is coming out.
It looks like to talk a little -- yes he has -- he's not shy from the cameras and as we do now.
I'm -- -- his family was part of ABC's wife swap in the families they're used to being in front of the cameras and as we saw the conclusion.
Of today's events they did come out and talk to the cameras and I can tell you one reporter.
I did come out and ask.
Little falcon he did you know how worried everybody was -- he just kind of shrug your shoulders -- You know -- had no idea.
No idea what's going on.
During this entire time that he was inside the attic -- and.
Well we're certainly glad it had a happy ending -- -- thank you know.
And here's how that's incredible story unfolded in captured the attention of the entire world.
Very dangerous situation -- for this little child and imagine.
What his Stanley is going to get right now.
Contacted that apparently.
A local TV station there and authorities there in Fort Collins to let them know right away so that they can trying to get some visual on this -- This thing is -- at a very fast -- and they are also very concerned.
How about the temperatures as this gets higher and higher.
A six year old boy climbed into a homemade balloon aircraft and floated but way.
A balloon that looks like -- spacecraft airborne and on the move at what locals call approximately 25 miles an hour.
And right now they have no idea how to get the little boy in and the balloon down.
Martha and the mom that she is holding out hope that what this boy did was accidentally let the balloon go.
Any -- -- and let the balloon go and -- he's hiding somewhere I mean that would be.
A miracle that that I mean that's has to be everybody's prayers at this moment that the the little boy is not in there despite the fact that we think he is.
He went from here.
Here and now he could be here.
Look at this and -- you look this.
The whole -- oh my goodness and now.
The balloon is -- on the ground the man has grabbed the guy wire.
What we hope this -- about see a little kid walked out of there looking around going what in the world where am I would just happen.
Where is my mom.
They did actually a better a better case would be that he's hiding under you know in the basement back of the house.
And they just think could he got up in that balloon but never did -- You know you know where we are right now -- -- his son from a lot of we'll.
We don't know we know the balloon is down and we know there's nobody in it.
We know these people chased it and they're hoping for a rescue and a little six year old scared boy would -- out -- And then of course the good news falcon was found alive and well joining us now by phone is glamour -- share.
Jim -- in -- thank you for your time tonight we know it's been a very crazy hectic day a wanna start by asking you how you reacted when he found out falcon was safe.
Boy this has been a roller coaster ride for the entire agency but.
Once this thing started all I could picture of the couple other incidents that we've had -- -- -- and it didn't end as well -- Certainly expected the worst -- win the little boy walked in and got the page that he was by and just a sense of joy.
It's your have you had anything like this it's such an unusual case how do you even begin to try to tackle list.
No it doesn't the first seven -- hot air balloon and and you know clearly were trying to figure out over an attractive now we're gonna find it and if we find it -- gonna get it down safely.
Don't we -- consulting with different.
Agencies including military personnel.
This surges in their helicopters and their expertise do you see how we might be able tackle this problem but I certainly don't want that we ever contemplated.
Well now that the dust is settled we know that falcon is okay he's safe with his family I eat until little bit of trouble mom and -- they said there's going to be talking to.
But what about mom and dad I any kind of push back for them having this -- usual left apparatus after floating around.
Nothing but no law enforcement perspective at this point there's certainly there's no criminal conduct that were aware of it and I don't know there be any sort of zoning regulations regardless having anything like this your -- -- but.
I'm not aware of -- -- I don't anticipate that there'd be any criminal charges filed.
The other pusher comes up is do we intend to charge for the cost of the search and that's not our practice.
OK -- -- an idea about the amount of personally had mobilized today in the folks that were hoping for this happy ending.
Yeah I really can't give you good number I'm estimating unaware rumor -- side between ourselves and the fire department of our search and rescue people everybody that was called in and working on this probably sixty to eighty people Muller Moore county side and then used to -- weld county and Adams county.
Where they get the blue and actually touched down so I could even that begin to estimate how many people clearly a hundred or more it would say.
And sure we know the family was extremely grateful and thanked all those workers so we hope that all of them including you get a chance to now go put your foot feet up tonight and a relax and rejoice and happy ending sheriff thank you -- welcome thank you.
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