Baby born aboard plane receives free flight tickets for life

(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

MUMBAI, India (WCMH) — The baby was born on an Indian airline, and the company announced the little boy will receive free tickets for life.

According to CNN, the mother went into labor prematurely Sunday during the Jet Airways flight while at an altitude of 35,000 feet.

Crew members, and a trained paramedic who was on the flight, helped deliver the baby.

The flight, destined for Kochi, was diverted to Mumbai where mother and son were taken to the hospital. A spokesperson for Jet Airways said mom and baby are both doing well. 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.

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