New Delhi: A six-month-old baby died on-board a Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight, police said on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Rachita Kumari, a native of Begusarai.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), IGI Airport Sanjay Bhatia said the child was suffering from heart disease and was being brought to Delhi for treatment.
"A six-month-old baby died on-board a Patna-Delhi SpiceJet flight number SG 8481, today. The child was suffering from heart disease. The family was travelling to Delhi for the child's medical treatment," he said in a statement.
"Aged six months, the baby was suffering from congenital heart disease, that is, she had a small hole in her heart and she was undergoing treatment at AIIMS in Delhi. The family members Rajendra Rajan (father) and Dimple (mother) have suspected no foul play," he added.
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