A 37-year-old woman has been arrested after a newborn was found dead on an airplane. According to Business Insider, cleaners found the body of a newborn wrapped in a plastic bag inside a bathroom of an Etihad plane on Saturday night after it landed at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia. The flight had taken off from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The woman, who has been identified only as Hani, was arrested after the gruesome discovery was made. It is not yet known whether the baby was stillborn or alive. Authorities believe Hani secretly gave birth to the baby while on the plane, which was originally diverted to Bangkok after the mother started bleeding.
“The woman was in economy class but then laid on a business-class seat with an oxygen mask. The captain then announced we should divert to Bangkok,” said Francesco Calore, an Etihad Airways crew member.
According to Business Insider, Hani had worked