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This Female passenger gives birth at 42,000 ft

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An unusual event occurred when a pregnant woman boarded a Turkish Airlines flight and gave birth to a child mid-flight, on Monday.

A Turkish Airlines flight welcomed a new passenger on-board after a pregnant female passenger named Nafi Diaby gave birth to a baby girl mid-flight. Diaby was 28-weeks old pregnant with the child and soon after the flight flew from Guinea’s capital, Conakry, the woman went into labour.

The flight crew made sure the baby was delivered along with the aid of some other passengers who voluntarily stepped in to ensure the child was born without any complications.

The baby and her mother were taken to a hospital as soon as the Boeing 777 landed at Burkina Faso capital, Ouagadougou.

Turkish Airlines also took to Twitter to announce the good news via an illustration.

Welcome on board Princess! Applause goes to our cabin crew! 👏🏻👶🏽

— Turkish Airlines (@TurkishAirlines) April 7, 2017

Pictures of the baby and the flight crew were also shared by the official account of Turkish Airlines. The international airline claimed in a statement that the crew responded promptly as the pregnant woman complained of pain.

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