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Long Time Pilot becomes UFO

ALBANY - A long time pilot has earned a prestigious honor on his birthday.

Pilot Ken Haefner celebrated his 80th birthday by flying round trip to Glens Falls at 9:00 a.m. Friday

His birthday celebrates becoming a United Flying Octogenarian, an honor shared with over 1200 other pilots worldwide who have reached the milestone of being 80 years old.

The "UFO" was founded in 1982 by a group of 31 aviators.

Haefner celebrated his birthday at the Albany International Airport in the Million Air Terminal.
 
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