NEWS Minnesota woman goes into labor on flight, causes emergency landing of American Airlines #AA611

An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing in North Carolina Tuesday afternoon when a Minnesota woman went into labor mid-flight. Shaniqua Cherry wasn’t due for another two weeks, but her daughter apparently couldn’t wait any longer, WSOC-TV says. She started having contractions before boarding, but didn’t think anything of it, WSOC says, but when…

ALERT UPDATE: AirAsia X flight from Sydney to Malaysia makes emergency landing in Melbourne

An AirAsia X A330-300 flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur has made an emergency landing at Melbourne Airport after the plane suffered a technical issue. A spokesperson for Melbourne Airport said the pilot of AirAsia X flight 223 contacted air traffic control to advise a ‘precautionary local standby’. Online flight radars showed the aircraft’s flight…