The dramatic rescue of a 10-month-old baby who was drifting out to sea has been captured on camera.
Baby Melda Ilgin was floating in an inflatable crib when she drifted a kilometre out from the shore in the Ayvacik district of Canakkale province, Turkey, on Friday 3 July, 2015.
The Turkish coastguard hauled Melda on board their boat before reuniting her with her mother.
The incredible rescue was captured in the series of striking photos below:
According to local news website BGN news, Melda's parents had placed her in the floatation device in the water nearby to where they were, but a strong northern wind caused her to begin floating off into the sea.