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Elderly woman in Arlanda baggage belt mix up

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07:20 CEST+02:00
A 78-year-old woman who was planning to fly to Germany from Stockholm's Arlanda airport found herself taking an unexpected trip on Tuesday.

The woman misheard instructions from airport personnel, who directed her to an unmanned baggage conveyor belt after she had checked in.

Rather than placing her bags on the conveyor belt, she instead hopped on the belt herself, at which point she was whisked away to the baggage handling area, writes the Upsala Nya Tidning newspaper.

Within a few minutes, the confused woman was met by surprised airport personnel who were able to assist her.

The woman emerged from the incident without injury, and in time to catch her flight, according to the Arlanda police.

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