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‘It’s a girl’: Woman gives birth onboard IndiGo flight

In a statement, the domestic carrier said that the incident occurred on Tuesday morning on flight 6E 469, flying from Bangalore to Jaipur.

baby on flight, baby born mid air, baby born in flight, indigo flight baby born, jaipur bangalore flight baby arrival, odd news, indian express,A woman gave birth to a baby girl on a flight travelling to Jaipur.

An IndiGo flight landed in Jaipur with an extra passenger onboard after a pregnant woman gave birth to a baby girl.  A doctor, who was on the same flight, safely delivered the baby.

In a statement, the domestic carrier said that the incident occurred on Tuesday morning on flight 6E 469, flying from Bangalore to Jaipur. When the would-be-mother raised an alarm, the cabin crew rushed to help. Dr. Subahana Nazir also stepped forward to help the woman.

Together they assisted the woman in delivering a baby girl.

“Jaipur airport was immediately informed to arrange for a doctor and an ambulance on arrival. Both the baby and mother are stable,” the airline company said in a statement.

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Extending their gratitude for the timely help, the staff also presented the doctor a thank you card, the company added.

Dr Subahana Nazir, who helped deliver the baby, was welcomed into the arrival hall and a Thank You card was handed over by IndiGo’s Jaipur staff.

In a similar instance, a baby boy was born inside IndiGo’s Delhi-Bengaluru flight in October, 2020. Luckily, a doctor was onboard and assisted with the premature delivery.

First published on: 17-03-2021 at 12:52:52 pm
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