“The captain then announced we should divert to Bangkok,” they added.
It was also reported that the full-term baby was found wrapped in a plastic bag by ground cleaners, Jakarta Airport police chief Ahmad Yusef told AFP.
“She didn’t look healthy and won’t be questioned until she is fit. The woman is now at the airport’s health centre,” Yusef said.
The cause of death is yet to be determined.
According to Sky News, police have said Hani had previously worked as a domestic helper in Abu Dhabi for four years.