Woman found dead on plane

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HOUSTON – Passengers on-board American Airlines flight 962 got an ominous surprise when flying over Texas.

The Houston Police Department say a 25-year-old woman was found dead on a Boeing 777 from Sao Paulo, Brazil to Dallas but was diverted to Houston because of a medical emergency.

Airlines officials say the crew of 14 tried to help the woman, but unfortunately she didn’t make it.

Houston police say there was no sign of trauma to the woman and an autopsy will be performed to hopefully give them an answer to exactly what happened. The plane later resumed to flight plan and made it Dallas.