A baby was born on a plane, Northwest Airlines flight 59, flying Amsterdam to Boston. Sasha will have Canadian citizenship. The pregnant mother was 8 and a half months into her gestation when she suddenly suffered labor pains on board. Two doctors aboard Northwest Airlines flight 59 sprang into action when the call came across the Boeing 757's public address system for a medical emergency. Baby Sasha was born at 9 am, while the plane was in Canadian airspace. A Ugandan woman gave birth to a baby girl. Both were warded at Massachusetts General Hospital for observation.
Baby born on plane en route to Logan
It was already a packed flight from Amsterdam to Boston. passengers and crew were more than happy to make room for one extra person this morning when a Ugandan woman gave birth to a baby girl. Two doctors on board performed the delivery. She was obviously in labor and the child's head had already crowned. Flight attendants grabbed a medical bag and handed the doctors surgical gloves, a clamp, and scissors. Sasha was deemed a Canadian citizen, because she was born over Canadian airspace.
Baby born mid-flight on plane bound for Boston
A woman gave birth on a flight to Boston Wednesday morning. Mid-flight, two doctors on board helped him deliver his new baby, Sasha. It happened on a nonstop Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam. Dr. Paresh Takk admitted he had delivered hundreds of babies, but never during a flight. Sasha is the first baby ever born on an international flight. Read More Information Click Here