Passenger Ginger McGuire, 38, is suing United Airlines for false imprisonment - for not noticing she was asleep. After napping on a United Express from Washington DC to Philadelphia, the plane was locked up with her still on board. Cleaners discovered her hours later.
A thief who stole a caravan in Blair Athol, Adelaide, Australia, didn't notice an elderly couple were still inside. He abandoned the vehicle after crashing it, but made off with the owner's digital camera.
A couple treated the wife's mum to a day trip to France - but forgot they'd left her in the UK port car park. They only realised on the ferry and had to call police to wait with her while they returned.