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Baby on Board: Infant Born to Air Passenger in the Middle of a Flight

Playing Baby on Board: Infant Born to Air Passenger in the Middle of a Flight

A Southwest Airlines plane had to be diverted Sunday after a baby was born mid-flight.

The flight from Philadelphia was headed to Orlando but when the expectant mom went into labor, the plane was diverted to Charleston, South Carolina.

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The flight crew got on the intercom and asked if any doctors were on board.

The mother got lucky because two of the passengers were doctors and one was a nurse. Everyone did their part and raced into action during the birth.

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When the plane landed, the baby was rushed to a nearby hospital. Officials say the flight and the remaining passengers arrived in Orlando just over an hour behind schedule.

Watch: How Airline Programs Designed to Protect Unaccompanied Children Can Sometimes Go Awry 

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