Saudi baby fell sick during flight from London to Riyadh

Recently, it is reported that the Saudi Airlines flight captain made an emergency landing on the Cairo International Airport in Egypt while travelling from London to Riyadh destination.

The Captain took this decision considering the deteriorated health situation of a Saudi baby.


The baby on board was 6 months old only

The Saudi baby whose health got worse during the flight was 6 months old only. The Cairo airport received an urgent report from the plane that the baby on board was suffering from severe shortness of breath.

The plane was allowed to land on the Cairo Airport, where the doctors took notice of the baby’s health and provided the baby immediately with the first aid facility to recover as soon as possible. Read more: Saudi Baby Dies During the Flight of AirAsia from Malaysia to Australia


Subsequent to the first aid, the child was immediately shifted to a hospital near to the airport for further treatment near to the airport.

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Source: Khaleej Times