An off-duty doctor delivered a baby using dental floss when a woman went into labour during a long haul flight.

Dr Stephen Ansah-Addo sprang into action when an emergency call went out during a flight from Ghana to Dallas last month.

A pregnant woman had gone into labour prematurely aboard United Flight UA977.

Video footage shows the new mum with her baby boy after giving birth to him mid-flight.

Paramedics were ready to meet the plane when it touched down at Dulles International Airport after an almost 12-hour flight.

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