Vietnam Airlines flight attendants were able to reunite a passenger with a wallet containing $45,000 cash, as well as Vietnamese currency and other valuable personal belongings.
The airline said flight attendants cleaning out a plane after an April 24 flight from Hanoi to Da Nang discovered a wallet left behind by a passenger.
The wallet kept $45,000 in cash and the equivalent of $2,169 in Vietnamese currency. According to the airline, the wallet also included the passenger’s ATM card and other personal records.
The flight attendants sent the wallet to the airport’s lost and find desk, where the passenger was identified and contacted.
The flight attendants and missing and found counter personnel at Vietnam Airlines later got a thank you note from the grateful customer, according to the airline.