Pet snake causes alarm for passengers on easyJet plane


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Passengers on a plane from Israel to Britain had a shock when they realised one of their fellow travellers had an unusual item with them – a snake.

EasyJet said the animal was harmless and those on board were not in any danger but they called out authorities to meet the plane when it landed at Luton on Wednesday.

A spokeswoman said: “easyJet can confirm that a passenger brought a small, pet snake in a container on board a flight from Tel Aviv to Luton. As soon as crew became aware of this they dealt with the issue in a professional manner, immediately contacting the authorities to ensure they met the aircraft.”