A plane heading for Orlando made an emergency stop in Charleston, with one more person flying on-board than when the plane took off.
Southwest Airlines flight 556, bound for Orlando from Philadelphia, diverted to Charleston after a baby was born in flight, Southwest Airlines confirms.
Medical personnel on-board assisted with the delivery, Melissa Ford with Southwest said.
Emergency medical technicians met the flight upon landing and transported the parents and baby to an area hospital.
The flight and its 132 passengers are now on their way to Orlando, Ford said.
My @SouthwestAir flight from PHL to MCO was diverted to Charleston because a woman went into labor. Flight crew did a great job. pic.twitter.com/63yVrkWWRL— Izzy Gould (@IzzyGould) December 4, 2016
My @SouthwestAir flight from PHL to MCO was diverted to Charleston because a woman went into labor. Flight crew did a great job. pic.twitter.com/63yVrkWWRL
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