Mother Gives Birth to Baby Mid-Flight on Orlando Bound Southwest Flight

Mother Gives Birth to Baby Mid-Flight on Orlando Bound Southwest Flight 

Posted: 2:03 pm Monday, December 5th, 2016

By MelissaOnK923

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Out sister station WFTV reported A Southwest Airlines plane that had to make an emergency landing in Charleston after a baby was born in the middle of the flight.

Airline spokeswoman Melissa Ford tells local media outlets that Flight 556 was on its way from Philadelphia to Orlando on Sunday when a woman went into labor.

Ford says that there were medical personnel who were on the flight that helped with the delivery, and immediately after the flight landed, the family was taken to a hospital in the area.

Officials say the flight and the remaining passengers arrived in Orlando just over an hour behind schedule.

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