The Saudia Airlines jet had to return to Jeddeh to reunite the woman with her young daughter.
A mother traveling from Jeddeh, Saudi Arabia, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, had the scare of a lifetime this past weekend when she suddenly noticed she was traveling lighter than she planned.
The woman had somehow left her baby girl at the airport.
The Saudia Airlines flight was in the sky when the woman realized she had forgotten her child, Gulf News reported.
The mother informed the flight crew that her baby was back at the boarding area of a terminal at King Abdul Aziz International Airport.