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Stowaway! Garden snake removed from United Airlines flight at Newark Liberty

There was an unwelcome passenger aboard a United Airlines Flight at Newark Liberty International Airport Monday afternoon.

News 12 Staff

Oct 18, 2022, 12:09 AM

Updated 638 days ago

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There was an unwelcome passenger aboard a United Airlines Flight at Newark Liberty International Airport Monday afternoon.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey confirms that a garter snake was found on United Airlines flight 2038 which landed in Newark around 1:15 p.m.
A passenger on that flight told News 12 New Jersey that as the plane was taxiing on the runway, passengers in business class started shrieking and pulling their feet up.
A Port Authority spokesperson says that Port Authority police officers came on the plane and removed the snake.
No one was injured.


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