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EgyptAir flight makes emergency landing


EgyptAir passenger bitten by a snake on plane

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Dec 04, 2012
EgyptAir passenger bitten by a snake on plane
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An EgyptAir pilot made an emergency landing at Hurghada airport on Monday after a snake bit a Jordanian passenger. The snake was apparently concealed 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 permission for emergency landing 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.

Source: ahram.org.eg



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