Friday, 6 April 2012

Woman Delivers Baby Midflight

A woman went into labour while on an international flight to Atlanta. She was lucky as the plane was had a doctor, a passenger who volunteered his shoelace to tie off the umbilical cord and a flight attendant who gathered towels and gloves and soaked the shoelace in a cup of vodka to sterilize it. 
Video still of Susan Carnes holding newborn (My Fox Tampa Bay,

The plane was later diverted to  Dakar, where the woman could receive medical attention. 

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