Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh/New Delhi, October 8
A woman delivered a baby boy inside IndiGo’s Delhi-Bengaluru flight on Wednesday, according to an official statement.
In response to a query from PTI, IndiGo said: “We confirm that a baby boy was delivered prematurely on flight 6E 122 from Delhi to Bengaluru. There are no further details available.”
“A baby boy was born enroute on the Delhi-Bengaluru 6E 122 flight that landed at the Bengaluru airport around 7.30 PM today,” an aviation industry source told PTI.
A baby boy was born in an IndiGo Delhi- Bangalore flight
— Arindam Majumder (@ari_maj) October 7, 2020
A baby boy was born on board Indigo flight from Delhi to Bangalore today. In all likely baby is getting life long free @IndiGo6E free ticket. Great work by Indigo crew today. Kudos to the team @IndiaToday pic.twitter.com/mxn16dgigf
— Nagarjun Dwarakanath (@nagarjund) October 7, 2020
Several pictures and video showing the IndiGo crew and passengers praising the woman and her baby are circulating online.
As the woman got off the plane, IndiGo officials welcomed the baby and her mother to Bengaluru in a mini celebration on the tarmac itself with posters. — With PTI