Baby born on plane in middle of flight

CHARLESTON, SC (WCMH) — A Southwest airlines flight bound for Orlando from Philadelphia was diverted after a woman gave birth in the middle of the trip.

The plane was diverted to Charleston, where emergency crews met the flight upon landing and transported the baby and new parents to a local hospital.

Medical personnel on board the flight assisted with the delivery.

The flight and its 132 passengers continued to Orlando. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s