Passengers aboard United Airways Flight 2038 have been in for a slithering shock after they discovered a snake on their aircraft Monday.
In contrast to within the 2006 cult movie “Snakes on a Aircraft,” starring Samuel L. Jackson, nonetheless, this lone garter snake was not venomous.
As soon as passengers alerted them concerning the reptile, crew members on the flight, which was sure for New Jersey from Tampa, Florida, “referred to as the suitable authorities to deal with the scenario,” United Airways mentioned in an announcement.
The airline didn’t make clear when the snake was found or the way it received on the aircraft.
After the aircraft landed at Newark Liberty Worldwide Airport on Monday afternoon, wildlife operations and the Port Authority Police Division eliminated the snake and launched it into the wild, officers mentioned.
No accidents have been reported, and there was no impression to airport operations, the authority mentioned.
It is not the primary time passengers on a aircraft have been welcomed by a rogue reptile.
In 2016, passengers on Aeromexico Flight 23 have been joined by a snake hanging proper above their seats.