Baby found hidden in bag on board Air France plane

(Photo: WTNH)

PARIS (AP) — French authorities have opened an investigation after a baby was found hidden in a bag belonging to a passenger on board an Air France plane.

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The French company says in a statement that the child, who traveled with “an adult” on Air France Flight 1891 from Istanbul to Paris on Monday, did not have a valid ticket.

Air France says it requested “the presence of French authorities on the flight’s arrival” to deal with the matter.

No details of the child’s identity were given.

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