Dramatic Moment Baby Who Floated Half A Mile Out To Sea Is Rescued

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When Melda Ilgin’s parents forgot about her while she was floating in the sea, they were seriously lucky tragedy was prevented after she floated out in the direction of Greek island Lesbos.

Turkish Coastguards eventually rescued the ten month old girl, who was safe and sound thankfully, but shaken after her ordeal which took place in Küçükkuyu in Turkey’s northwestern province of Çanakkale.


She was kept alive because of the floatation ring she was sat in, and despite the forgetfulness of her parents and the wind blowing her in the northern direction, she was unharmed.

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Her family were ecstatic to be reunited with their daughter and will no doubt be more vigilant in future, after the scare saw her a kilometre away from the shore.