SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say a pregnant passenger believed to have gone into labor aboard a plane has given birth at a Salt Lake City hospital after her flight was diverted to Utah.
Salt Lake City International Airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann said it appeared the woman went into labor Wednesday on the airplane heading from San Francisco to Minneapolis.READ MORE: Both Directions Of I-694 Closed In North Metro; Large Police Presence In The Area
Gann says a pediatrician on board assisted the woman before the Delta Air Lines flight landed in Salt Lake City around 10 a.m. MST and the woman was hospitalized.READ MORE: Calling North Mpls. A ‘War Zone,’ 26 Residents Send Open Letter To Gov. Requesting State Troopers Or Nat’l Guard
University of Utah hospital spokeswoman Kathy Wilets says the mother and baby were doing well Wednesday afternoon after the birth. Wilets had no other details.
The Delta website shows the diverted flight continued on to Minneapolis, landing just before 2 p.m. CST.MORE NEWS: Spit On Cops And Get Charged In Hennepin County? Depends On Whether You Avoid Their Faces
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