MEXICO CITY, Mexico - There were some terrifying moments for passengers on board an Aeromexico flight to Mexico City as a venomous snake dropped down from the overhead bin in mid-flight.
A passenger caught the green viper on video slithering out from behind the overhead compartments, then dropping down.
La vibora voladora...ja ja ja. Una experiencia única en el Vuelo Torreón-México, vuelo 231 de Aeroméxico. Eso si...Prioridad en aterrizaje. pic.twitter.com/qwDk6Wtszw— Indalecio Medina (@Inda_medina) November 6, 2016
According to the passenger, Indalecio Medina, the flight was given priority landing so airport animal control could try to catch the unexpected visitor.
Prioridad uno en el aterrizaje en CD-MX y control animal del aeropuerto aseguro al viajero inesperado. Final Feliz pic.twitter.com/jf5EyfSozn— Indalecio Medina (@Inda_medina) November 6, 2016
"The procedures carried out for this flight are currently being evaluated to determine how the animal entered the cabin and measures have been taken to avoid such incidents in the future," the airline said in a statement.
No one was hurt. There's no word on the fate of the snake.