|by Sean O'Neill||Airlines||653|
Baby on-board! Southwest Airlines confirms that a baby was born in mid-air today on flight 441 from Chicago to Salt Lake City. A local NBC News TV station reports that "a medical service on the radio helped a doctor on the plane delivery the baby."
The plane made the unexpected landing in Denver and was met by an ambulance. UPDATE: Here are some more details from the Southwest blog post, "An Early Arrival".
Names for the baby boy were tossed around on Twitter, including Sky, Midway, Turbulence, and—(my favorite)—Peanut.
UPDATE: Here's local TV news video from KSL.com Chicago...