NEWS Baby on board! Plane makes emergency landing in Ireland after woman goes into labour an hour into transatlantic flight

A passenger jet bound for the US was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Ireland when a woman went into labour less than an hour after take-off yesterday.
The Delta Airlines flight crew declared a medical emergency while the plane, en route to Atlanta from Amsterdam, was over Blackpool, England.
The transatlantic jet, carrying 230 passengers and crew, was diverted to Shannon Airport so the woman could be taken to hospital.

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