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Baby Born 42,000-Feet-High Up In The Air

On Sunday, the passengers of Turkish Airlines welcomed a new born when a baby girl was born mid-air. The crew of the flight and few other passengers helped in the delivery.



The 28-weeks pregnant, Nafi Diaby went into labour on the flight soon it took off from Guinea's capital Conakry to Istanbul via Ouagadougou.



In a statement, the airlines said, "The cabin crew noticed that a woman passenger named Nafi Diaby, 28 weeks into her pregnancy, was suffering childbirth pains. They promptly responded to assist her childbirth during the flight."


Both the mother and baby are doing well and were admitted to a hospital in Burkina.