Labor pains prompt Phoenix to Chicago flight to divert to KC

3 years 8 months 5 days ago Tuesday, February 10 2015 Feb 10, 2015 Tuesday, February 10, 2015 2:53:13 PM CST February 10, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - A flight from Phoenix to Chicago was forced to make an unscheduled stop in Kansas City after a passenger went into labor.

Kansas City International Airport spokesman Joe McBride says the Spirit Airlines flight landed in Kansas City Tuesday morning so the woman could be taken off the plane and transported to an area hospital.

McBride said he didn't have any additional information about her condition or whether she delivered the baby.

According to FlightAware.com, the flight departed from Phoenix at 1:34 a.m. Tuesday and landed in Kansas City at 4:34 a.m. The plane departed from Kansas City at 5:31 a.m. and landed in Chicago's O'Hare International Airport an hour later.

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