The Boeing 777 of Saudi Arabian Airlines was diverted to London Heathrow airport due to a medical emergency. It was flying from Jeddah to John F Kennedy airport.
— AIRLIVE (@airlivenet) 15 June 2016
The flight tracking website Air Live reported at 10:47 BST that “a woman is giving birth” on board flight SV21.
Baby was born in the air in Saudi Arabian Airlines with the help of flight crew.
— Lyca Dilse (@LycaDilse) 15 June 2016
The mother and baby were taken to hospital following the birth.
Crew was happy to take a pictures with a baby on board.
According to Khaleej times, Saudi Arabian Airlines officer confirmed the mid-flight birth, saying that “a happy event forced the Jeddah-New York plane to land in London”.