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Norwegian aircraft passengers lose the strangest things. If you have ever lost glasses, wheelchairs or umbrellas in an airport, you are not alone. Service manager at the lost property section of Oslo Gardermoen Airport Håvard Sannesmoen has seen many items left behind by passengers rushing to reach their destinations. The most common are jackets and laptops, but admits that although he has seen many objects forgotten in his time, he admits that some of the items are just extraordinary.

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Norwegian aircraft passengers lose the strangest things

Published on Wednesday, 10th August, 2011 at 16:18 under the news category, by John Price   .

If you have ever lost glasses, wheelchairs or umbrellas in an airport, you are not alone.

Oslo Gardermoen International Departures
Oslo Gardermoen International Departures
Photo: Knut Bry/Oslo Lufthavn AS


Service manager at the lost property section of Oslo Gardermoen Airport Håvard Sannesmoen has seen many items left behind by passengers rushing to reach their destinations.

The most common are jackets and laptops, but admits that although he has seen many objects forgotten in his time, he admits that some of the items are just extraordinary.

“How can you forget the stroller when you have a small child? It must be quite heavy to carry your baby all the time,” says a baffled Sannesmoen to NRK.

Nevertheless, people wishing to profit from others’ lost property will find it difficult, according to him.

 “We ask for your [the passenger’s] password or PIN when someone requests a computer or mobile phone. Anyone can call in and say that they have lost a white computer with a missing key.”

Everything lost in Norwegian airports is registered online at www.missingx.com.Items not collected are usually sold, given to charity, or destroyed, but there are exceptions.

“We received a huge gingerbread heart just before Christmas. It lay here for three months before we passed it on to the police. I really hope they have thrown it away by now,” he says.



Published on Wednesday, 10th August, 2011 at 16:18 under the news category, by John Price   .

This post has the following tags: oslogardermoenairport, lostpropertyoffice.





  
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