ATLANTA, Ga. – The baby was injured after having boarded a luggage conveyor at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta and traveled to TSA
Edith Vega said she had left her son to print her boarding pass at Spirit Airlines Pavilion on Monday, according to a report from the Atlanta police incident. When he looked briefly, he vanished, she told the authorities.
The boy has boarded the conveyor belt and returned to the TSA bag room where the agents saw him and stopped the belt. said her son was on the belt for about five minutes.
"He just went a long way, I could not even catch up," Vega told CNN's WSB partner. "I wanted to go in and try to find him, but they did not let me.
According to the incident report, the child had a strongly swollen and injured right hand. The fire service responded to the crime scene and transported it to the hospital.
"Spirit Airlines is familiar with an incident at Hartsfield-Jackson International, where unsafe the child has gone through a section of our ticket that was not equipped or open to the airline," he said in a statement. "The child had access to the back luggage compartment via a belt and had some injuries, and we are currently working with TSA and airport officials to ensure that all protocols have been met.