These Hero Flight Attendants Helped Deliver a Baby Mid-Flight

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If you ever go into labor mid-flight, you’ll want to make sure you’re flying Turkish Air. When a 28-week pregnant passenger went into labor right after takeoff, this badass crew saved the day, delivering the baby girl mid-air.

The incident happened on Friday on a flight from Conakry to Istanbul, when Diaby Nafi started having contractions as the plane took off. The crew was reportedly trained in assisting with labor, and Nafi safely gave birth to a baby girl named Kadiju.

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The pilot reportedly conducted an emergency landing in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, so that the mother and child could receive medical attention. “Welcome on board Princess! Applause goes to our cabin crew!” Turkish Airlines Tweeted along with these adorable photos of the newborn posing with the flight attendants.

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Of course, the Internet exploded with the news, joking that this newborn even received free flights for life.

Congratulations to the crew on successfully completing one risky delivery.

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