Published: Thu, April 13, 2017
Life&Culture | By Kristin Armstrong

Baby on board: Airline crew delivers baby girl mid-flight

Baby on board: Airline crew delivers baby girl mid-flight

Turkish Airlines welcomed an unexpected passenger in the middle of a flight from Guinea's capital of Conakry to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

After landing in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Ms Diaby and her child were taken to hospital.

The woman went into labour mid-air when the plane was 42,000 feet above the ground.

After the birth, the cabin crew took photos with the mother and the baby.

They're security guards, emergency experts, customer service stars... and cabin crew on a recent Turkish Airlines flight can now add midwives to their CV.

Turkish Airlines celebrated the new arrival on its official Twitter account.

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The flight's crew helped the woman in the delivery after they noticed women was in pains of labor.

They shared pictures on their Twitter account with the message: "Welcome on board Princess!". Both are said to be in good health and under medical supervision.

A crew member holds the baby girl. Without the cabin crew, the baby who was born will be a nightmare.

Kadiju's place of birth, and ultimately her nationality, could be an interesting matter of debate.

Nafi gave birth to a little girl, who was named Kadiju, and mother and daughter are healthy! A doctor's letter is required for expectant mothers nearing the end of their pregnancy. The global airline claimed in a statement that the crew responded promptly as the pregnant woman complained of pain.

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