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Mother left her baby at the terminal, flight returns to airport

A forgetful mother flying to Kuala Lumpur from Saudi Arabia caused a plane to turn around after she realized she left her baby back at the airport.

The Gulf News reported pilots requested the turn-around after the mother notified crew the child was still in the terminal.

“May God be with us. Can we come back?” the pilot said in Arabic in a video posted to YouTube.

Air traffic control authorized the return of flight SV832, though it was unclear whether the aircraft was on the tarmac or in the air.

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“Ok, head back to the gate. This is totally a new one for us,” they said at ATC.

Once the plane returned to the gate, the mother was reunited with her baby, The Independent reported.

Source: The Gulf News

Winston is currently a freelance technology and travel broadcast journalist, consultant, and is the creator and founder of Master Travellr—Canada’s destination for travel news, guides, and budget recommendations.

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