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New beginnings for Afghan baby girl born on Turkish Airlines evacuation flight

Posted 29 August 2021 · Add Comment

An Afghan mother fleeing Afghanistan via Dubai to the UK on a Turkish Airlines flight gave birth to a healthy baby girl while at an altitude of 33, 000 feet over Kuwaiti airspace on Saturday.

Photo of baby Havva who was born on an evacuation flight destined for Birmingham with the crew (Photo: Turkish Airlines/ PA)

Turkish Airlines said in a statement that Soman Noori, 26, started having contractions during the evacuation flight destined for Birmingham, and gave birth to the little girl with assistance from the cabin crew.

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