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Passenger who took snake out of hand luggage on plane 'thought creature was thirsty'

A man from east London who took a snake on a plane has described how he took it out of his hand luggage because he thought the creature might be thirsty. One passenger screamed when she saw the snake on the flight from Egypt to London Luton.

EasyJet says it was harmless and those on board were not in any danger.

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