Sunday, 19 August, 2018

Cleaning crews discover dead fetus in plane at LGA

American Airlines plane Modal Trigger
Rhonda Young | 07 August, 2018, 21:41

A foetus was found aboard an American Airlines plane at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Tuesday morning (Aug 7), according to news reports.

The fetus was found on board an American Airlines flight Tuesday morning.

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Fetus was discovered by a cleaning crew Tuesday morning. Sources told NBC New York that the fetus appears to have been 5 to 6 months old. It was the Airbus A321's only flight of the day.

The Office of NYC Medical Examiner issued a statement to PIX11, saying "We're investigating what we believe to be a human fetus found deceased on an airplane". The plane was later moved to an American Airlines hangar.

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LGA tweeted about a delay due to the incident. "Please check with @AmericanAir before your departure", the post said.

"As we continue to learn more about this tragic and sensitive situation, we are actively cooperating with law enforcement in its investigation". While Port Authority Police have major crimes detectives, a spokesman said "the DA also has investigators that step in in cases like this one".

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Ola will initially launch in Greater Manchester and south Wales but is yet to submit an application for a London licence . Like Uber, Ola operates a ride-hailing service through an app and relies on the availability of contracted drivers.

They instead turned all questions over to the Queens District Attorney's Office which is yet to make a statement. Officials said a short time later that the flight was delayed until 4 p.m.

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