“Snakes on a plane”, from fiction to reality

By Valeria Bigurra Peñavera

An Aeromexico flight was disturbed when a viper emerged from one of the compartments

A few days ago a video was published in social networks, in which we could see how a viper sneaked out of one of the compartments of an Aeromexico plane, causing the astonishment and even fear of some passengers.

vibora

The aircraft was traveling from Torreon, Coahuila, to Mexico City, and according to the Mexican company, they are still investigating how the snake arrived at the ship, evaluating the procedures performed on the flight, to determine if it was inside some luggage.

The flight took priority landing at the Mexico City International Airport (AICM), and once on the ground, airport staff assured the animal.

The video quickly became viral in social networks, under the title "Snake on board", which was captured by Indalecio Medina Hernández, rector of the Polytechnic University of La Laguna (UPRL), who was aboard Flight 231.

Following the incident, the airline said that the species is non-venomous and appears to be from the southeastern Mexico, and even used the event as as creative strategy, taking advantage of the recent launch of its new Boeing 787-9, in which they painted an image of Quetzalcoatl, taking as inspiration the legend of the feathered serpent.

snakes on a plane© Warner Bros.

Aeroméxico published a statement titled "No, Quetzalcoatl did not come to life", which explains the event and they mention that is being investigated, and finally they assure that they will continue working to meet the highest quality standards.

An image of the flying co-pilot holding the reptile was also posted on social networks, and clearly the size of the animal was medium, and certainly posed no danger to the passengers.

It is noteworthy that the airline also recently inaugurated a new route between Mexico City and London through its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, better known as the aforementioned "Quetzalcoatl".

RELATED NEWS

  • Spain and Mexico’s Trade Relations Curdle over Manchego DisputeSpain and Mexico’s Trade Relations Curdle over Manchego Dispute
  • Cape Town Water crisis: Cape Town Water crisis: 'Day Zero' Draws Near
  • MORGAN STANLEY: Here are the 6 internet stocks to bet on in 2018MORGAN STANLEY: Here are the 6 internet stocks to bet on in 2018
  • Ford announces $11B investment, 40 electrified vehicles by 2022 at Detroit Motor ShowFord announces $11B investment, 40 electrified vehicles by 2022 at Detroit Motor Show
  • Automobile Revenues will fall 40% due to Electric and Autonomous VehiclesAutomobile Revenues will fall 40% due to Electric and Autonomous Vehicles
  • Mexico debuts its best startups for 2018 at CESMexico debuts its best startups for 2018 at CES
  • Inside the Secret Society Running the World of CryptocurrencyInside the Secret Society Running the World of Cryptocurrency
  • Opinion: Who Will Profit Off the Next Crash?Opinion: Who Will Profit Off the Next Crash?
  • This is how Jeff Bezos will support the This is how Jeff Bezos will support the 'dreamers'
  • Oil Reaches $70 a Barrel for First Time in Three YearsOil Reaches $70 a Barrel for First Time in Three Years
  • Peso predicted to make comeback in 2018: BloombergPeso predicted to make comeback in 2018: Bloomberg
  • Chihuahua´s governor denounces Government reprisals for PRI corruption investigationChihuahua´s governor denounces Government reprisals for PRI corruption investigation
WATCH LIVE TV



Most Read Articles
Most Watched Videos
  • Generations Riviera Maya
  • Mayair

Language

Mexico News Network
All rights Reserved 2018