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Snake detected in plane

Emirates plane

Emirates plane

A snake was detected to have found its way in the cargo hold of an aircraft belonging to Emirates Airline .

The Dubai-based airline said on Monday flight EK0863 from Muscat, Oman, to the Dubai was cancelled on January 8 following the detection.The airline has confirmed the serpent was later caught and the plane returned to service.

In a statement,the airline 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.

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“Engineering and cleaning teams are working to clear the aircraft to re-enter service. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.”

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