Woman gives daughter born at airport apt middle name

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A woman who gave birth at an airport in North Carolina has given the baby a name tied to where she was born.

News outlets reported Nereida Araujo went into labor Wednesday on a flight from Tampa, Florida, to Charlotte. American Airlines spokeswoman Crystal Byrd said the flight crew radioed medics who helped deliver the baby on the plane once it landed.

Araujo said she named her newborn daughter Lizyana Sky Taylor. She said the middle name Sky was chosen because the girl was born at the airport.

Passenger Eric Linne said on Facebook a crowd burst into spontaneous applause when Araujo and the baby were brought off the plane.

Araujo, her husband and two other children had been traveling to Pennsylvania for Thanksgiving.

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