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Baby Born on Bengaluru-Jaipur Flight with Help of Crew and On-board Doctor

Crew of the flight along with mother and the new born.

Crew of the flight along with mother and the new born.

The baby was born with the help of Indigo flight crew and a doctor, Dr Subahana Nazir, who was travelling on the same flight, 6E 469.

The IndiGo flight from Bengaluru to Jaipur welcomed a baby girl born on board. The baby was born with the help of Indigo flight crew and a doctor, Dr Subahana Nazir, who was travelling on the same flight, 6E 469. While the baby was born mid-air in the flight, the Jaipur airport was put on alert to arrange for a doctor and an ambulance and other necessary medical help required for the new born and the mother, the Indigo Airlines said in a statement.

“Both the baby and mother are stable," the airlines said in a statement.

The doctor who helped the crew deliver the baby was welcomed at the airport’s arrival hall. “Thank You card was handed over by our Jaipur staff. Great teamwork by all our staff concerned," the airlines said.

The flight departed from Bengaluru around 5.45 am and landed in Jaipur around 8 am on Wednesday.

first published:March 17, 2021, 13:13 IST