Boy accidentally pulled inside luggage belt at Minneapolis airport

A 9-year-old child went missing for several minutes when he wandered away from his family and climbed onto the baggage conveyor belt system at the airport on Sunday. He was found safe.
2:00 | 05/04/21

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Plus, the latest on bill and Melinda Gates' surprise split. This little boy disappearing on a luggage conveyer belt and an investigation is under way. Let's go to gio Benitez at Newark airport with more on all of this. Good morning, gio. Reporter: Hey, robin, good morning. We should start out by saying the boy is okay this morning. But for his parents this was quite a scare. It happened in the blink of an eye. A 9-year-old boy climbing onto this airport luggage belt getting pulled inside seen in surveillance video obtained by NPR news. The boy had wandered away from his family at the Minneapolis airport on Saturday afternoon and onto the baggage conveyer system. Delta air lines staff immediately stopping the belt but the boy escaping onto another one. That eventually brought him to the screening area. He's then seen crawling out and jumping down. Officials telling ABC news airport police found the child who was uninjured in less than four minutes and returned him to his parents. An investigation is now under way. It's not the first time a child has gotten carried away at the airport. In 2019 this toddler went for a scary ride through the spirit airlines baggage system in I just went blank, I wanted to jump in and try to get him but they didn't allow me. Reporter: Lorenzo rode it through the system and climbing over bag, passing inside an gray machine and finally down a ramp into a large baggage screening room where TSA agents found H and called for help. He suffered cuts to his arm and a fractured hand. It's a dangerous condition, dangerous situation. It wasn't designed to have a human being conveyed throughout the airport. Reporter: And, again, thank goodness that little boy now in this latest incident is okay. Overnight delta telling us it is reviewing this incident and working on ways to limit congestion at those ticket counters, guys. Thank you. Michael.

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