A dead baby was found abandoned inside a plane toilet shortly before the flight landed in India. The body of the infant was found aboard an AirAsia India flight that landed in New Delhi on Wednesday, police said.
Police suspect the baby was stillborn and the airline said a medical examination conducted at New Delhi airport confirmed the infant was delivered aboard the flight. A woman who was on the flight and is suspected to have given birth onboard has been held by police for questioning, an officer at the airport police station said.
AirAsia India said the newborn was found lifeless by staff onboard as they were preparing for landing.