Air Travelers Accidentally Leave Holiday Gifts Behind as They Head Home

Authorities urge holiday travelers to call the airport lost and found directly and file a claim with the airport and the airlines to retrieve their forgotten belongings.
1:18 | 01/02/17

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Next, to the millions of air travelers headed home, and the objects they leave behind. Tonight, this question, what does a 70-inch flat screen have to do with a chain saw? Gloria Riviera tells us. Reporter: 45 million travelers taking to the skies over the holidays, many of them leaving something behind. Check-in, bag drop, security, and those waits at the gate -- a gauntlet to get through with all your belongings. We kind of see it all here. Reporter: Inside the lost and found at Denver international airport, wallets, I.D.S, jewelry galore, phone after phone. And, wait for it -- People this year left behind a chainsaw, a 70-inch flat screen TV, a ninja blender system, a hoverboard. Reporter: In Miami, a laptop graveyard and bag after bag. Not sure how someone forgot this bronze bust or left Mona Lisa behind. TSA checkpoints are the most common black hole. If you do leave something behind, file a claim with your airline and the airport right away. Call the airport lost and found directly. The more details you can give, the better chance you have at getting your belongings back. Cecilia, there is some hope. In Denver, more than 90% of people who filed claims for lost items got them back. Cecilia? Good news.

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