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
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.