Emirates airlines repatriation flight to Lagos from Dubai had to return to Dubai International after one of the passengers on board gave birth to a baby boy.
The flight was EK783 just airborne. Flight time was only 33 minutes. The aircraft was 4 year old Boeing 777-300ER (reg. A6-EPM)
“Emirates can confirm that a passenger travelling on board Emirates flight EK783 gave birth en route from Dubai to Lagos on May 6, 2020. As a result, the flight returned to Dubai International Airport. The aircraft was changed and [the flight] re-departed for Lagos with a delay of approximately four hours. The wellbeing and safety of our passengers and crew are of utmost importance to Emirates,”