Child born on board helicopter

4 February 2011 09:51 am - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A pregnant woman, who was rescued from the Horowpathana area delivered her baby on board a Sri Lankan Air Force 212 Helicopter, this morning, the Air Force said.

Air Force Spokesman group captain Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara said that mother and child are out of danger and was admitted to the Anuradhapura hospital.

Several helicopters were deployed by the air force to carry out rescue and relief operations in flood affected areas, he said. (SD)

  Comments - 10

  • Musthafa Friday, 04 February 2011 09:54 AM

    Congrats!!!

    Dakshina Friday, 04 February 2011 10:05 AM

    Name the baby "Heli"

    SL Friday, 04 February 2011 04:10 PM

    Hats off to Air force for saving both mother and baby.

    Hong Kong Banda Friday, 04 February 2011 04:20 PM

    Hats off to SLAF ! Great job gentlemen !

    rifai Friday, 04 February 2011 10:35 AM

    welcome aboard

    Darwin Friday, 04 February 2011 04:57 PM

    A flying baby. Will he be supper man some day?

    Daniel Friday, 04 February 2011 10:51 AM

    No NO

    Heli baba. or heli putha sounds better

    Anu Saturday, 05 February 2011 04:33 PM

    Such a miraculous birth. Congrats to the mother, baby and SLAF for a job well done.

    Asoka Friday, 04 February 2011 10:33 PM

    Truly air born baby! Birthplace on the certificate can be stated as - Air

    S. Aran Johnny Friday, 04 February 2011 11:13 PM

    or maybe dinner man!


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