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Fetus found on plane inside hangar at LaGuardia

August 07, 2018 - 11:29 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A fetus has been found on a plane in a hangar at LaGuardia Airport.

A cleaning crew made the discovery on an American Airlines plane Tuesday morning, the passenger plane arrived at LaGuardia on Monday night.

"As we continue to learn more about this tragic and sensitive situation, we're working actively with law enforcement on the investigation," the airline said in a statement.

It's not known how long it had been in the hanger.

"As we continue to learn more about this tragic and sensitive situation, we are actively cooperating with law enforcement in their investigation. Please contact law enforcement for additional information," the FAA said in a statement.

The Queens District Attorney's office said they are looking into it.

The medical examiner said it was also investigating and would release the cause of death upon determination.