discover a live snake during a flight: Airline passengers were surprised to see a snake crawling in the upper part of the cabin. The AirAsia flight was on its way from Bangkok to Phuket when a drama unfolded as people who noticed the snake quickly got up from their seats fearing the reptile would fall on their heads.
Others took the opportunity to record the unusual situation on their phones, and a clip from the TikTok account @wannabnailssalon has since gone viral with 5.9 million views.
A brave cabin crew member then tried to move or catch the snake inside an empty plastic water bottle, but then thought of a better plan and used the water bottle to guide the snake into a garbage bag.
It is still unclear how exactly the snake managed to get on the plane and what happened to it after it was captured.
Since the incident, Phol Poompuang, AirAsia Thailand’s head of safety, has assured passengers that it was a “very rare incident” and confirmed that the plane had landed safely in Phuket, where it had been cleared by engineering and safety teams at the airport. was inspected.
According to CNN, he added: “After a passenger noticed a small snake in the overhead luggage compartment, the flight crew was informed before landing in Phuket.
The AirAsia crew was well trained to deal with such an incident and evacuated passengers from the area as a precautionary measure.
“As is standard procedure for an incident of this nature, the aircraft underwent a deep clean and fumigation before resuming operations. The safety and well-being of our guests and crew is always our top priority and at no time has the safety of our guests or crew been is. any risk.”
Meanwhile, people are taking to social media to share their thoughts on the incident, where many are referring to the 2006 action film starring Samuel L. Jackson as FBI agent Neville Flynn (Jackson). is present, it has joked that there are “real snakes on the plane”. When a gangster deliberately drops a box full of poisonous snakes, he is forced to take over the plane.
Someone said: I don’t like to sit under it.
Another person joked: “I’ve seen this movie before,” while another added: “I sat like a fetus the whole way through.”
“The car was smart and focused,” said a fourth.