Durban - Police in KwaZulu-Natal are investigating how an abandoned foetus was found on board a FlySafair aircraft which was scheduled to travel from Durban to Johannesburg on Friday morning.
The airline confirmed on Friday that a foetus had been found on their aircraft.
Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele confirmed a foetus was found in a toilet at the King Shaka International Airport by cleaning staff.
"A case of concealment of birth is being investigated by the King Shaka Airport SAPS," said Mbele.
A police source said the plane had landed in Durban on Thursday night after a flight from Johannesburg. It had been parked at the airport overnight.