Baby Born At 42,000 Feet, Turkish Airlines Crew Help In Delivery

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Baby Born At 42,000 Feet, Turkish Airlines Crew Help In Delivery

Baby Kadiju was born on board a Turkish Airlines plane with the help of the flight's crew

The passengers of Turkish Airlines flight welcomed an unexpected little passenger when a baby girl was born mid-air on Sunday. The flight's crew helped in the delivery of the new-born. Some passengers in the airlines also helped the crew bring the child to life.  Nafi Diaby, 28 weeks pregnant, went into labour on the flight soon after it took-off from Guinea's capital Conakry to Istanbul via Ouagadougou.

The international airlines company issued a statement praising the efforts of the crew. It 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," it added.

The mother and the infant, named Kadiju, were admitted in a hospital in Burkina Faso, an African nation, reported BBC.
 
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Nafi Diaby, 28 weeks into her pregnancy, gave birth to her little girl aboard a Turkish Airlines plane.

While both of them, in good health, are recovering there, a storm of gasps, wonder, joy and good wishes broke on Twitter.
       
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