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Air France Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air France flight AF-636 had to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on August 21st.

The plane heading from Paris, France, to Houston, Texas, was diverted after an infant suffered a medical emergency.

The plane landed safely. The baby was rushed to the University Hospital Limerick.

Small Plane Crashed at Capitol Airport; WI

A small plane crashed while taking off from Capitol Airport in Brookfield, Wisconsin, on January 4th.

The plane went down when the pilot, his wife, and their infant son were traveling to Virginia.

The pilot and his wife were injured in the crash. They were taken to Froedtert Hospital.

The baby remained unharmed but was also taken to Children’s Hospital as a precaution.

The NTSB and the FAA are investigating.

IndiGo Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Medical Emergency

IndiGo AirlinesAn IndiGo Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India, on September 21st.

The plane heading from Kolkata, West Bengal, to Bengaluru, Karnataka, was diverted due to a medical emergency.

According to Director, Swami Vivekanand International Airport, Santosh Dhoke, “The aircraft landed here at around 2.30 PM to address the medical emergency after a family complained of a health problem suffered by their two-month old baby.”

The baby was rushed to hospital, however, he could not be saved.

Helicopter Crashes in Nepal; 7 Killed

Fishtail AirA Fishtail Air helicopter crashed at Bhatine Danda in Nuwakot district of Nepal, on August 8th.

The helicopter went down while it was transporting a five-year-old girl to Kathmandu for medical treatment.

There were seven people aboard at the time, including the baby and her family members; all of them were killed in the crash.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Woman Gives Birth On Board Qatar Airways Flight

QatarA Qatar Airways flight had to make an emergency landing in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada, on March 22.

The Boeing 777, heading from Miami to Doha, had to be diverted after a passenger went into labor midair. According to Gander International Airport safety manager Brian Hicks, “Thirty minutes before the plane was preparing to land, she gave birth to a baby boy… There were two doctors on board, they assisted with the birth.”

The plane landed uneventfully. The mother and baby were shifted to hospital.

The flight resumed shortly afterwards.

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