Foetus found on American Airlines plane at LaGuardia Airport

A cleaning crew discovered the fetus in the a bathroom of a flight that arrived in New York from Charlotte N.C. late Monday night local media reports

- A cleaning crew discovered a dead fetus on a plane in a hangar at LaGuardia Airport Tuesday, sources confirm to FOX 46 Charlotte.

The fetus was believed to be five or six months along.

According to sources, Flight 1942 from Charlotte, North Carolina, arrived at Terminal B on Monday around 10:44 p.m.

While an NYC Medical Examiner is investigating the cause of the baby's death, American Airlines tweeted that Terminal B could experience delays Tuesday morning.

A Chief Medical Examiner in NY tells the publication that they are "investigating what we believe to be a human fetus found deceased on an airplane" adding how they will "release determination when [the] investigation is complete". "Please contact law enforcement for additional information". American Airlines said it was assisting police with their investigation.

Matt Miller, a spokesperson for American Airlines told USA TODAY, the airline is cooperating with law enforcement in its investigation of "this tragic and sensitive situation".

The Queens County District Attorney is looking into the matter.

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