Russia: Passenger in labour forces plane to make emergency landing

A plane made an emergency landing after a passenger developed labour pains.

Last Updated: Oct 05, 2010, 10:38 AM IST

Moscow: An aircraft flying from Moscow to Chechen regional capital Grozny made an emergency landing on Monday after one of the passengers developed labour pains.

The crew of the Yak-42 plane decided to land the plane in Volgograd city, about one hour after take-off, Xinhua reported.

The 24-year-old woman was sent to a local hospital, accompanied with her husband.
A Yak-42 plane had to make an emergency landing on Sunday evening at the same airport on its way from Moscow to Grozny after authorities received a bomb threat.

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