Baby born on board flight from Istanbul to Stockholm

A woman gave birth on board a flight from Istanbul to Stockholm late on Friday, September 16.

Aftonbladet reported that the woman became upset after approximately an hour on board and it was then discovered that she was pregnant.

The woman spoke only Arabic, so another woman on board, Hajar Nisrin Sabuncu, helped to translate while a nurse on board provided assistance.

The baby boy was born at 11.45pm, on board the flight.

The crew reportedly considered an emergency landing in Ukraine but the flight eventually landed in Stockholm, where the mother and the baby, both reportedly healthy, were met by ambulance and taken to hospital.