The news of the boy being trapped in the balloon lead the local police and National Guard helicopters to follow the balloon as it reached heights of 7000 feet in the air.
The flight lasted about an hour and a half and flew about 50 miles away.
The balloon was actually flying saucer shaped
Check out Balloon Boy’s hit song, Balloon Boy No Hoax: https://youtu.be/JVbV_Sis99o
Loch Ness Monster
It took almost 60 years for the truth of the hoax to come to light
One of the men who helped with unraveling the mystery of the Loch Ness hoax was Marmaduke Wetherall’s son
The “Hippo’s foot” incident was discovered much sooner than the surgeons forged photograph