Mom Puts 5-Year-Old Son on Plane Alone to Later Find Out JetBlue Dropped Him Off in the Wrong Place


A mother was horrified after she went to the airport to pick up her son and was given someone else’s child. 

According to The Daily Mail,  Maribel Martinez, 38, was anxious to see her 5-year-old son who was traveling alone from visiting relatives in the Dominic Republic.

On July 28th, Andy began flying with his mom to the Dominican Republic for vacation. Martinez returned to New York after a week, leaving Andy with relatives.

She purchased a ticket for him to return on Aug. 17, and paid an extra $100 fee for a JetBlue representative to escort him onto the plane. Imagine her surprise, when something went horribly wrong.

Maribel Martinez, a Manhattan mom, lost it when she couldn't find her son on a plane that arrived at JFK. She's seen here holding a photo of her little boy.

Martinez was waiting for her son at the JFK New York airport, but clueless JetBlue staffers made a horrible mistake. She was given the wrong child.

Scared to death, Martinez said she lost her mind when it took more than three hours to locate her son, Andy Martinez Mercado.

“I thought he was kidnapped,” Martinez told the Daily News. “I thought I would never see him again.”

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