Emirates Flight canceled due to presence of snake

Monday 09 January 2017 6 months ago 62   Dubai   Print

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Report  Web desk : A snake on a plane in Emirates led to the cancellation of a flight from Muscat to Dubai. An airline spokesperson confirming the news said, Emirates can confirm that flight EK0863 from Muscat to Dubai on 8 January 2017, was cancelled due to a detection of a snake in the cargo hold prior to passengers boarding. Engineering and cleaning teams are working to clear the aircraft to re-enter service. We apologize for the inconvenience caused, spokesman said. As soon as the news hit, social media users were quick to make references to the 2006 action thriller Snakes on a Plane, starring Jackson. In November last year, a metre-long snake was found aboard a Mexican airliner flying from Torreon to Mexico City.