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Baby born in flight

British Airways plane forced to make an emergency landing after a woman gave birth at 36,000ft on 01st May 2014.

Ujunwa Eneh Ozeh, who turned 31, went into labour at 36,000 feet while flying from her home town of Abuja, Nigeria's capital, to London Heathrow, despite only being 26 weeks pregnant.

The pilot of the British Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Palme de Mallorce, in the Balearic Islands, where the mother and baby, who has been called Michael, were rushed to the island's Son Espases hospital.

Airport medical staff came aboard to help the plane's crew with the birth Thursday. The airline said its cabin crews are trained in birthing procedures and both mother and child were taken to a hospital on the island. 

The mother and the newborn baby were in good condition.

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