Fetus discovered on plane from Charlotte to NY

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Staff made the discovery on Tuesday and immediately called for help.

The cleaning crew reportedly found a dead fetusin a toilet inside an American Airlines plane at LaGuardia Airport in New York City.

The plane had arrived in NY from Charlotte at 10:45 p.m. Monday and was being prepared for a morning departure.

The fetus was discovered by airline cleaning staff in a restroom aboard American Airlines Flight 1942 after it landed, the official told the Observer.

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The plane was removed from the tarmac Tuesday night for further investigation, according to the report. "We will release cause and manner of death upon determination", a spokesperson with the medical examiner's office said.

The Port Authority Police Department handed over the investigation.

In a separate incident on the other side of the world, a dead baby was found in the toilet of an AirAsia flight in India late last month.

The Queens District Attorney's office is looking into the matter, a spokeswoman confirmed to CNN, adding that they may have additional information to share Tuesday afternoon. "I think it's terrible".

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