Baby born on coastguard helicopter celebrates first birthday with crew

Torran MacDonald’s mother gave birth while being flown to hospital from the Isles of Scilly

A baby born mid-flight on a search and rescue helicopter over the Cornish coast has celebrated his first birthday with the crew that helped deliver him.

Torran MacDonald arrived two weeks earlier than expected in August last year after his mother, Alicia, went into labour while officiating at a friend’s wedding in the Isles of Scilly.

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