Horizon Air Relocates its Lost and Found Center to a Home in Portland

Passed along without comment.

Police say a Nevada man who lost his iPad on an airplane used an app called Find My iPad to locate it inside the Oregon home of a flight attendant.

…The flight attendant for Horizon Air allegedly told officers that a passenger brought her the tablet saying it was found on a seat. She said she never used the iPad and planned to turn it over to airline officials, but police found some of her personal information on it including her husband’s birthday.

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  1. That is probably where my brand new phone ended up when I accidentally left it in a seat back pocket after my PDX-SEA flight last year.

  2. @wakeupgolfingboy – Oh, I take full responsibility for losing the phone. Good thing it was only $100 for me to replace it. It was a sarcastic post jesting at that FA for her crime.

  3. The police found the iPad. But, regardless of right/wrong, is it a crime for an FA (or anyone, really) to not turn a lost item to lost and found? Or, is it just an embarrassment?

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