A two-month-old baby has died on a plane headed for Perth.

A two-month-old baby has died following a medical emergency onboard an AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur to Perth.

An AirAsia spokesman said the plane was met by police and paramedics when it arrived at Perth Airport on Monday morning.

“The safety and well being of our guests is always our number one priority, and in accordance with procedure, the flight crew requested medical assistance on landing,” he said.

“Our thoughts are with the infant and family involved.”

Police say a report will be prepared for the coroner.

An AirAsia flight to Kuala Lumpur, which was scheduled to depart Perth at 6.50am, has been delayed.

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