A baby boy was born in an aeroplane in Vietmam on Jan. 16 on a Jetstar Pacific flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Vinh.

Nguyen Thi Lap, 27, went into labour while the aeroplane was on the Tan Son Nhat's runway before take off.

She gave birth to her first-born 2.5-kilo son with support from stewardesses and passengers on the flight.

The mother and child were taken to a hospital for additional care./.