Woman gives birth 35,000 feet in the air on a plane

She was travelling with her two other children at the time

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One baby was born to be a frequent flier after his mother delivered him on an airplane.

Christoph Carsten Lezcan came into the world at 35,000 feet on a Spirit Airlines flight headed from Fort Lauderdale to Dallas, Fort Worth recently.

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The baby's 35-year-old mother, Cristina Penton, was 36 weeks pregnant and wasn't expected to go into labour anytime soon but the child had other plans.

She was also travelling with her two children on the flight.

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