Baby on inflatable drifts out to sea after her parents forgot about her

A 10-month-old baby girl on a small inflatable in Turkey drifted out to the sea, about a kilometer away from the shore when her parents forgot about her.

Melda Ilgin

It was a good thing that sunbathers saw Melda Ilgin floating alone; They then called the attention of the coastguards for an immediate rescue.

Melda Ilgin

The incident happened on Friday while the family was on the beach of Ayvacik, Turkey. Reportedly, the parents of the baby girl were unaware of what had happened until they were alerted by the rescue operation going on in the area.

Swimmers also tried to bring back Melda back to the shore.

The family left the beach a few minutes after the successful rescue.
Ayvacık is a town and district of Çanakkale Province in the Marmara region of Turkey
Source: Yahoo! CA 

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