Plane reportedly forced to turn back after mother forgets her newborn at airport

Plane reportedly forced to turn back after mother forgets her newborn at airport

- The woman is reported to have boarded the Saudi Arabian Airlines plane from Jeddah to Kuala Lumpur

- She later realised her baby was missing after the plane had already taken off

- The unidentified woman then informed the cabin crew she had forgotten her baby who then informed the pilot

- After a series of consultations, the flight was cleared to return back to the airport

- The woman was then re-united with her baby whom she had left at the departure's waiting hall

In rare cases, mostly a major emergency, flights are generally cleared to return to airports to collect a forgotten item.

A strange emergency case ensued at Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz International Airport after a woman forgot her newborn baby at the airport.

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Plane forced to turn back after mother forgets her newborn at airport

She only realised she had left her baby at the departure waiting hall after the aircraft had taken off from the airport. Photo: Gulf News

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According to Gulf News, despite being naturally connected to a baby as a mother, the unidentified woman boarded the Saudi Arabian Airlines flight without a worry in the world.

She only realised she had left her baby at the departure waiting hall after the aircraft had taken off from the airport.

On suddenly realising her blunder, she informed the cabin crew she had forgotten her baby at the terminal forcing the pilot to turn Flight SV832 from Saudi Arabia's capital city, Jeddah, to Kuala Lumpur back.

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The incident shocked not only the crew but also other passengers and Air Traffic Control (ATC) operators.

The video of the pilot requesting ATC operators to return to the airport has since gone viral on social media with many wondering just how does one forget her baby.

“This flight is requesting to come back…a passenger forgot her baby in the waiting area, the poor thing,” the pilot can be heard in the video.

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The ATC executives spent several minutes figuring out the protocol to be observed during such incidents.

“Ok, head back to the gate. This is totally a new one for us!” says one of the ATC operators.

The woman was finally reunited with her baby at the airport.

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Meanwhile Legit.ng previously reported that a Ghanaian atheist recently gave controversial reasons for the recent Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.

On March 10, 2019, a Boeing 737-800 MAX plane crash belonging to Ethiopian Airline left many people in great agony as the 149 passengers and eight crew members on board perished.

The incident has no doubt left a few people questioning the presence of a supreme being whom they feel should have averted the tragedy due to His great power.

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