Flight bound for Orlando diverts to Charleston after baby born onboard

A Southwest Airlines jet makes its approach to Love Field Airport, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Southwest Airlines flight 556, bound for Orlando from Philadelphia, diverted to Charleston after a baby was born in flight.

Medical personnel on board assisted with the delivery. Emergency medical technicians met the flight upon landing and transported the parents and baby to an area hospital.

The flight and its 132 passengers arrived in Orlando at 6:34 p.m.

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