Both the mother and the baby girl are in good health.
Rabat – A passenger has given birth to a baby girl in the Royal Air Maroc (RAM) flight AT200 connecting Casablanca to New York on Tuesday, October 30.
The passenger felt the first contractions a few minutes after takeoff at 4:15 pm (Moroccan time) and gave birth to a baby girl one hour later.
The mother gave birth at 17:20, successfully assisted by the cabin chief and his flight crew, announced RAM in a statement.
In accordance with the regulations, the captain turned the plane around to return to Casablanca.
Upon arrival at Casablanca’s Mohammed V International airport, the emergency services received the baby and the mother, who are in good health condition, to offer them medical assistance.
The statement added that, for emergencies, the hostesses and stewards of the national company are trained to assist in different techniques of medical intervention, including childbirth.