03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Balloon Boy found alive, was never inside inside balloon

Boy's father, Richard Heene, said the balloon was an experimental vehicle

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - A flying saucer-shaped helium balloon drifted away from a home in Fort Collins, Colorado Thursday. Contrary to earlier fears, however, there was not a 6-year-old boy inside.

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