January 14, 2009 8:21:09 pm
A Colombo-bound Sri Lankan Airline flight from Dammam (Saudi Arabia) was diverted to Mumbai on Wednesday morning after a passenger on-board delivered a baby in the aircraft’s toilet.
Thirty-three year-old Indonesian national,Mursani BT Selania delivered a baby boy in the toilet on-board the Dammam-Colombo flight (UL-264) early this morning,a Mumbai International Airport Limited spokesperson said.
Consequently,the flight was diverted to Mumbai to provide medical aid to the mother and the new-born,the spokesperson said.
No doctor was available at the time of delivery and the flight-crew helped the lady,he said.
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