A Jet Airways plane flying from Saudi Arabia to India had an unexpected guest today when a baby was born mid-flight. Jet Airways 9W 569 took off from Dammam to Kochi at 2.55 am this morning and when an expectant mother travelling onboard went into labour the crew declared a medical emergency and diverted the flight to Mumbai. While the plane was still over the Arabian Sea she was helped by crew members and a nurse travelling to Kerala to deliver a baby. The plane landed in Mumbai and both the mother and the newborn were rushed to a hospital. The plane then resumed its onward journey to Kochi and reached its destination at 12.45 pm after a delay of 90 minutes.
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