Mumbai: A 20-year-old Saudi woman on Tuesday delivered a baby boy inside a restroom of the city’s international airport during a transit halt en route Riyadh.
Alhagbani Haya Sud had traveled in from Hyderabad and was supposed to travel by flight AI-921 to Riyadh which departs at 1600 hrs, an airport spokeswoman said.
Sewta Satpal, a housekeeping staff at the airport, found out that she has gone into labour and assisted by calling in airport doctors who helped deliver the baby boy at 13:45 hrs, the spokeswoman added.
Both the mother and the newly born are fine and have been subsequently shifted to a private hospital in the vicinity of the airport, she said.
Haya Sud was accompanied by her mother, brother and sister on the flight, she added.