Saudia Flight SV832, from Jeddah to Kuala Lampur, had to turn back to airport after a mother boarded the plane leaving her baby in the boarding area.
following is the conversation, Pilot requested clearance to get back to King Abdul Aziz International Airport.
“May God be with us. Can we come back or what?” the pilot was heard talking to air traffic controller.
The operator, after taking the flight number, is heard asking another colleague about the protocol.
“This flight is requesting to come back…a passenger forgot her baby in the waiting area, the poor thing.”
The operator then asks the pilot to re-confirm the reason for turning back.
The pilot was overhead speaking: “We told you, a passenger left her baby in the terminal and refuses to continue the flight.”
“Ok, head back to the gate. This is totally a new one for us!”