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Woman gives birth to baby over Atlantic during flight from Ghana to U.S.

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Woman gives birth to baby over Atlantic during flight from Ghana to U.S.

A woman gave birth over the weekend to a baby boy thousands of feet above the Atlantic during a United Airlines flight from Ghana to the U.S…….   READ FULL ARTICLE

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In a statement, United Airlines said its crew had “acted quickly” to help ensure the delivery could be carried out safely on Flight 997, which left Accra, Ghana, on Saturday and landed at the Washington Dulles International Airport early Sunday morning.

“We were especially thrilled to see the plane land with one extra, especially beautiful, customer onboard,” the airline said.

Journalist Nancy Adobea Anane was on board the flight as the situation unfolded.

In a Facebook post, she shared video of the mother with her newborn as she celebrated the successful delivery of a “lovely baby boy” on the flight.

“The baby Who was due late February decided to arrive 34,000 ft above (sea) level,” she wrote in her post.

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