The child got bumped from his seat to his mom's lap!
The craziest part about it is that the toddler's seat was paid for, and United bumped the kid for a standby passenger. This mother held her kid for a 3.5 hour trip, according to FOX 2 Detroit. Beyond safety, I'd be so upset about the money spent on a seat that someone else sat their ass in!

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