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Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kolkata After Thai Citizen Gives Birth to Baby Onboard

Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kolkata After Thai Citizen Gives Birth to Baby Onboard

The pilot of Qatar Airways asked for ‘SOS’ signal at Kolkata ATC (Air Traffic Control) for medical priority landing.

  • News18.com
  • Last Updated: February 4, 2020, 11:12 AM IST
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A Qatar Airways flight from Doha, Qatar to Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok, Thailand made an emergency landing at the Kolkata Airport around 3.15 am on 4th February, 2020 after a 23-yr-old Thai national gave birth onboard the flight. Both mother and baby are said to be fine and have been shifted to a private hospital in Kolkata.

A Kolkata Airport official said to ANI - "Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Bangkok QR-830 made an unscheduled landing at Kolkata Airport. The pilot of Qatar Airways asked for ‘SOS’ signal at Kolkata ATC (Air Traffic Control) medical priority landing."

Further details are awaited.

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