SALT LAKE CITY (CBS SF) — Authorities say a pregnant woman who went into labor aboard a plane was treated at a Salt Lake City hospital after her flight was diverted to Utah.
Allison Perry went into labor Wednesday morning on an airplane heading from San Francisco to Minneapolis.READ MORE: Prop Gun Fired by Alec Baldwin on Movie Set Kills Cinematographer, Wounds Bay Area Director
Doctors gave her the go-ahead to travel with her husband to the Bay Area from their home in Wisconsin since her due date was in March. But on the flight home, she was feeling a little pain when they off from SFO.
“I’m like, ‘no I think I’ll be just fine. Just a little back pain. I’ll have them give me a pillow.’ Got into the plane, took off and about thirty minutes later, my water broke,” she said.READ MORE: Laudemer Arboleda Fatal Shooting: Danville Officer Andrew Hall Trial Heads To Closing Arguments
A pediatrician on board rushed to help her.
The Delta Air Lines flight landed in Salt Lake City about 9:40 a.m. MST and the woman was taken to a local hospital where Karl William Perry entered the world at 4 pounds and 6 ounces.
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