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Panic erupts after snake drops from plane's overhead bin

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A snake created a panic on a flight to Mexico City on Sunday, and Samuel L. Jackson was nowhere in sight.

The Mirror reports the slithering suspect dropped from an overhead bin during the normally routine two-hour Aeromexico flight.

The snake was identified as a venomous green viper.

Passengers didn't take too kindly to the five-foot long stowaway dropping in on the trip, with the Daily Mail reporting that one man jumped from his seat in fear.

The pilot of Flight 231 from Torreon was given priority landing in Mexico City and the snake was animal control quickly dealt with the snake.