Woman gives birth on plane in New Zealand
www.chinaview.cn 2009-03-19 08:41:53   Print

    WELLINGTON, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Police at Auckland International Airport were investigating after a woman gave birth while flying to Auckland from Samoa on Thursday then got off the plane, leaving her baby behind.

    An Auckland Airport spokeswoman said it was not known if other passengers and crew on the Pacific Blue flight noticed she was in labor and "the baby was found on the aircraft" after landing.

    Police were called when the plane landed shortly before 7 a.m. and took both mother and child to hospital.

    Counties Manukau District Police said they were investigating whether the child had been abandoned.

Editor: Wang Guanqun
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