Man Boarding Indigo Flight Leaves A Bag With ₹80,000 & Documents At The Bengaluru Airport

by Shreya Ghosh
Man Boarding Indigo Flight Leaves A Bag With ₹80,000 & Documents At The Bengaluru Airport

One of our biggest concerns before boarding a flight is seeing whether our bags exceed the specified weight. After completing check-in, we wait for our flights to take off. Well, something quite serious happened at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru when an Indigo passenger forgot to carry his bag containing valuables. The man left one of his bags at the airport itself.

IndiGo Passenger Realised That He Was Missing His Bag After Boarding The Flight

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Rajinder Sachdeva is the passenger who forgot to pick up his bag. This incident happened at the airport on 29 July, according to a report by The Times of India. The 60-year-old flew to Bengaluru due to some work and was on his way to fly back to Delhi on that day. His daughter, Kokil Sachdeva, shared that her father was carrying two bags and left one of them during the pre-departure security checking process. It was a black bag and had ₹80,000, important documents, and some ID cards as well, according to the TOI report.

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By the time the IndiGo flyer remembered about his bag, it was too late already. He completed boarding when he realised that one of his bags was missing. His daughter informed the Lost and Found department of the Bengaluru airport about this issue and raised a complaint as well. Later, the father and daughter filed a complaint to the KIA police station. Airport authorities asked them to do so as it is necessary to check the CCTV recordings to find the bag.

Everything Inside The Bag Was Intact

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After scanning the footage and tracing it, the airport authorities found the black bag. Kokil received a mail mentioning that the bag was found with documents but there was no cash. She soon raised an issue about the lost money. After a few hours, she got to know that the money was also found inside the bag. Later, one of their family friends visited the Bengaluru airport and collected the bag.

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Gladly, the IndiGo passenger and his family did not face a lot of problems. With proper assistance from the authorities, they found the bag quickly.

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