New Delhi: Do you recall the baby who was delivered aboard a US evacuation flight from Kabul? Yes, we’re referring to the Afghan baby girl born earlier this week on a C-17 military plane. In an otherwise stressful and uncertain circumstance, the news of a new life in the midst of the Afghanistan evacuation sent small waves of elation.
In a recent development, the parents of the Afghan newborn girl called her Reach after the plane’s call sign. The chief of US European Command told reporters on Wednesday that officials had met with the child’s mother and father, and that they had decided to name her Reach after the cargo plane’s call sign, Reach 828.
Saturday saw the birth of a newborn girl. After arriving at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany, the mother and her family were assisted by the US Air Force.
According to European Command, the mother went into labour during the flight. “The mother went into delivery and problems developed on a flight from an Intermediate Staging Base in the Middle East. The aircraft commander chose to lower the aircraft’s height to improve air pressure, which helped stable the plane and preserve the mother’s life “According to a tweet from the Air Mobility Command.