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Canadian-American baby killed in conveyor belt accident in Spain
TORONTO SUN ^ | September 19, 2013 | QMI AGENCY

Posted on 09/19/2013 2:59:09 PM PDT by rickmichaels

A Canadian father's five-month-old baby was killed in an accident on a conveyor belt at an airport in Spain Wednesday, an airport official said.

The mother, an American, had arrived in Alicante from London just before midnight with another young child and put the baby on the belt where the oversized luggage arrives, a spokewoman with Spain's airport management company, AENA, told QMI Agency Thursday.

It is not clear how the baby died. The spokeswoman said the infant may have been crushed.

The father, a Canadian, was waiting at the airport to pick his family up. He was not in the secured area at the time of the death.

Spanish police are investigating.


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1 posted on 09/19/2013 2:59:09 PM PDT by rickmichaels
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To: rickmichaels

Note to self: Do not put baby on conveyor belt.


2 posted on 09/19/2013 3:00:13 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Don't blame me for McCain.)
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To: rickmichaels
"The mother, ... put the baby on the belt where the oversized luggage arrives"

Not a good idea.

3 posted on 09/19/2013 3:01:00 PM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (The IRS--a softer Gestapo)
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To: rickmichaels

Greedy lawyers to file lawsuits in 5...4..3...2...


4 posted on 09/19/2013 3:08:15 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statemeYup. My first thought as wt of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Probably a good to go .... doubt that there were signs posted warning mothers not to put 5 month old babies on oversize luggage conveyer as it was their legal duty to do. Probably should have had police or social services personnel on hand to ensure violators were promptly arrested or disciplined.


5 posted on 09/19/2013 3:11:33 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Excessive numbers of coincidences are known as patterns.)
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To: rickmichaels

What kind of moron puts their baby on the luggage mover?


6 posted on 09/19/2013 3:14:03 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Should have had a drop down fence to physically prevent people from putting little babies on the conveyor belt.

They’ll find some lying skunk “expert” to prepare an animated “re-construction” to show how it “could have been prevented.”


7 posted on 09/19/2013 3:14:43 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statemeYup. My first thought as wt of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: rickmichaels

How in the world could a mother be this stupid!


8 posted on 09/19/2013 3:19:33 PM PDT by Jean2
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To: Jean2

and the baby paid the price for her stupidity.


9 posted on 09/19/2013 3:25:46 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (Every time a liberal gets pissed off an angel gets their wings.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

I always check to make sure my baby will fit under the seat or in the overhead bin.


10 posted on 09/19/2013 3:34:58 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: rickmichaels

The normal first thought is “what moron puts a baby on the conveyor belt”. Well, I’m betting a tired stressed-out mother trying to juggle kids and luggage. That’s one theory.

If it was a accident, then I feel bad for the poor woman who will have to live with this the rest of her life.

God rest the baby.

Don’t bother flaming. I won’t respond to nasty arrogance.


11 posted on 09/19/2013 3:36:02 PM PDT by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: BenLurkin
Greedy lawyers to file lawsuits in 5...4..3...2...

What's John-Boy Hunter-Edwards up to these days?

12 posted on 09/19/2013 3:39:47 PM PDT by nascarnation (Democrats control the Presidency, Senate, and Media. It's an uphill climb....)
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To: billorites

That’s a rather insensitive comment. Obviously, this baby needed the oversized bin.


13 posted on 09/19/2013 3:41:01 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: billorites

Airlines are weird. The last time I flew Southwest Airlines didn’t let me board the plane with a dead raccoon. I told them it was carrion.


14 posted on 09/19/2013 3:52:14 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (John 15:19)
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To: Jeff Chandler
I told them it was carrion.

I sentence thee to three in the pundery with no punrole!

15 posted on 09/19/2013 3:58:36 PM PDT by SES1066 (To expect courteous government is insanity!)
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To: rickmichaels

People are too cavalier about those baby-carriers. What really perturbs me are people who just set them down on the ground, with the baby inside, exposed to anything that might be dropped on them.


16 posted on 09/19/2013 4:01:36 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (I'll retire to Bedlam.)
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Oui oui, but were those signs in French-Canadian?


17 posted on 09/19/2013 4:07:55 PM PDT by eartrumpet
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To: rickmichaels

okay, i’m sorry, the mom is an idiot. the baby was five months old.


18 posted on 09/19/2013 4:46:31 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: rickmichaels

19 posted on 09/19/2013 4:59:31 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: bgill
A mother distracted, perhaps by something the other child was doing. She may not have known where she set down the baby.

Having had a few near disasters myself, I'm more inclined to pity than vituperation.

My own question, why were they in Spain? Neither parent was Spanish.

20 posted on 09/19/2013 5:05:46 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: oneamericanvoice
re: Well, I’m betting a tired stressed-out mother trying to juggle kids and luggage. That’s one theory.)))

I hear that. On the other hand, I'm so sick of people driving themselves and their children crazy to be "well travelled"--happen to have a pet peeve about the itchy-footed "bragabonds." So tired of people who live to post their vacations on Facebook.

21 posted on 09/19/2013 5:08:08 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Shimmer1

How true.


22 posted on 09/19/2013 6:48:07 PM PDT by Jean2
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To: rickmichaels

Dreadful. RIP.


23 posted on 09/19/2013 9:30:26 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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