Snakes on a plane: hidden serpent takes a bite at Egypt airline passenger
The snake was smuggled on board in a passenger's luggage (Photo: Ahram Arabic News Website)
An EgyptAir pilot made an emergency landing at Hurghada airport on Monday after a snake bit a Jordanian passenger who had concealed it in his luggage.
Crew were shocked by the passenger's screams, being unaware of the snake's presence on the plane.
The accident was reported to the pilot, who requested emergency permission to land in Hurghada. The passenger was immediately taken off the plane for medical treatment, and local authorities confiscated the snake.
Following that, the flight continued on to Kuwait.
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