Plane makes emergency landing in Malta as a passenger goes into labour

Malta Aviation Outlook

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

A Turkish Airlines plane had to make an emergency landing in Malta after a passenger went into labour.

The crew on baord the plane immediately declared a medical emergency.

The passenger was taken to Mater Dei hospital where she delivered the baby on Sunday evening.

The aircraft Boeing 737-900 was on its way to Bamako from Istanbul. The flight was expected to take six and a half hours.