ArcadianRefugee: ok thenI think I am done with fark for the nightthanks
Weatherkiss: FTFA: "the mother apparently put (the baby) down on the conveyer belt when she went to reach for something. He was crushed by the conveyer belt and it killed him."What kind of conveyer belt crushes your oversized luggage? Do you have to pay $50 luggage crushing fee or is that part of the frills?
bugmn99: I have no doubt that at least one person on that flight from Gatwick to Spain was wishing for this exact thing to happen.
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Gyrfalcon: About the only way that baby could have died is if someone (like mommy) killed it and then put it on the conveyor belt.I cannot imagine any other way you can put a baby on a flat conveyor belt that only goes one direction and it would somehow get "crushed" by luggage that is placed on the other end.But we shall see...
if_i_really_have_to: Gyrfalcon: About the only way that baby could have died is if someone (like mommy) killed it and then put it on the conveyor belt.I cannot imagine any other way you can put a baby on a flat conveyor belt that only goes one direction and it would somehow get "crushed" by luggage that is placed on the other end.But we shall see...The article I read said the kid got caught in rollers. I'm presuming the kid wasn't strapped in, it went down some sort of slope, ramp, drop, or the carrier was too high for the entrance, it tipped, the kid separated from the carrier, and was dragged into the rollers by arm or leg.I've seen the aftermath of fully grown humans whose body parts have been dragged into rollers. A baby wouldn't stand a chance./If you ever lose a limb, hope it's a clean cut with a sharp object//You don't want to see what it looks like when a limb is torn off
Evil Mackerel: if_i_really_have_to:/If you ever lose a limb, hope it's a clean cut with a sharp object//You don't want to see what it looks like when a limb is torn offNot to mention the sound.
wickedragon: :'(My heart goes out to the parents.I have no idea how it happened, but most of the above comments make me ashamed to share DNA with you.Hahaha! A baby died! How hilaaarious. Hoboyo. Baby puree.I hope you get cancer in the pain centre of the brain. And that you somehow survive massive brain damage and get to stay alive in a near vegetative state without any means of communication, and will live the rest of your life looking on your loved ones visiting you in the hospital, and experience their sadness fully as you wither away infront of their eyes, without any means of conveying to them any thought or feeling you have; or a way to tell them that you are in constant massive pain and want to die. And that this lasts for years. And that your last experience before all fades to black is your mothers loving arms smothering you with a pillow to end it all, a beautiful fleeting moment ruined by knowing that the experience of killing her child will haunt her until she dies and that she'll never have an unsullied happy moment again.And then you die. shiatnugget.
DrBrownCow: A more recent article indicated the conveyor belt transitions to metal rollers at the end. When the conveyor belt turned on, it moved the baby onto the rollers, which were spaced far enough apart to trap and crush the baby's head. (I have definitely seen roller setups where you can extend or shorten it, which then changes the gap between the rollers.) The recent article makes no mention of the baby being in a carrier that tipped over. An airport official said the belt is not weight activated, despite previous reports. My guess is that she was at that conveyor belt in the first place to retrieve a carrier or stroller. Not able to remove the item with one hand, and not wanting to put the baby on the ground, she put the baby on the belt next to her item. While removing the item from the belt, or moving the carrier into a position that she could put the baby into it, the belt activated and she wasn't fast enough. If she was inches away from the rollers to begin with, then it might have only taken two seconds.
rnatalie: Followup: http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/20/world/europe/spain-baby-death/index.html ?hpt=hp_t2">http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/20/world/europe/spain-baby-dea th/index.html ?hpt=hp_t2The conveyor wasn't moving when they set the baby on it. The weight supposedly activated the belt. The baby was arried along the conveyor belt in extreme comfort and past murals depicting Mediterranean scenes, towards the rotating knives. The last twenty feet of the corridor are heavily soundproofed. The blood pours down these chutes and the mangled flesh slurps into these...
CasperImproved: There is NO excusing the parent for this. Hell, adults make sure they do not have their fingers/feet near the conveyor in casae it starts moving.Negligent homicide is still homicide.
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