SNAKES on a PLANE: Flight grounded after slithering unwanted passenger found in cargo hold


From an unimaginable film premise to real life – a plane was grounded on the morning of January 8 after a fink was found on board.

The Emirates flight was due to fly from Muscat, Oman, to Dubai, UAE, previous the unexpected stowaway was discovered.

“Emirates can confirm that flight EK0863 from Muscat to Dubai on January 8 2017, was cancelled due to a detection of a zigzag in the cargo hold prior to passengers boarding,” said an Emirates spokesperson verbalized. 

“We apologise for the inconvenience caused.”

The flight was scheduled to leave Muscat at 10.50am and turn up at Dubai at 11.55am, but had to be called off after the snake was discovered. 

Officials about: “All the passengers were booked in the best connecting airlines.” 

This isn’t the before all time a snake has been discovered on a plane – nor the most dramatic.

In November 2016, a malignant snake fell from the luggage hold onto a passenger’s control during a flight to Mexico City.

Shocked passengers took footage of the five-foot-long unskilful viper as it dropped down to the seats below.

A university professor who was on the exit told how he helped capture it with a blanket – but showed he had retained his perceive of humour and joked he had kept it entertained by giving it an in-flight magazine to deliver assign to.

Professor Indalecio Medina, whose video went viral, joked: “The tantrum snake. A unique experience on Aeromexico flight 231 from Torreon to Mexico Conurbation.”

He later added on social media: “I had to catch it with a blanket and patently we gave it some magazines to read for a while.

“The snake arrived energetic and kicking, frightened but without having paid its airfare. 

“And best of all, seniority when it came to landing and animal control experts waiting for the unexpected jet-setter.”

It is not known how the snake managed to get on board the plane.

More recently, a repugnant video of a snake eating another snake shocked the internet.

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