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Stunned Qantas Airways passengers watched out their windows as a large python clung to a plane's wing during a two-hour flight from Australia's northeastern city of Cairns to Papua New Guinea.

The 3-meter (10-foot) python fought to stay on the wing, pulling itself forward only to be pushed back by the frigid wind.

Passenger Robert Weber videotaped the struggle and told Australia's Fairfax Media that the wind whipping the snake against the side of the plane left a bloody smear.

The python managed to hang on until the plane landed in Port Moresby, but a Qantas spokesman said the creature was dead on arrival.

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i figured it would not survive for a few reasons mainly how much it was flailing around and secondly how cold it is. Sad that it had to die though.

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poor snakey ;(

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It wasn't the wind that caused the blookd, it was the flap movement on the wing crushing it.

There are better places to sit on a Dash 8 is you're a snake.

It was also a Sunstate Airlines flight who operate for Qantas.

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I can't believe nobody has said it yet!

"Enough is enough! I have had it with these monkeyfied snakes on this Monday through Friday plane!"

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Should called Samuel Jackson

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I can't believe nobody has said it yet!

"Enough is enough! I have had it with these monkeyfied snakes on this Monday through Friday plane!"

I don't think anyone would have said it that way. lol.

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In Australia, snakes are hardcore mother******

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In Australia, snakes are hardcore **********ers

:o **********ers isn't censored!?

Or is that only because you're an editor?

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:o **********ers isn't censored!?

Or is that only because you're an editor?

Staff aren't censored, but they should also know better /edited ;)

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Why didn't someone wind down a window and let the python in ... ;)

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Pretty crazy. What's worse is that the planes aren't checked before take off?

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^ Be my guest to be the official snake checker. ;)

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That poor snake... Must have been in agony! :(

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I don't think anyone would have said it that way. lol.

For those that didn't know. That was the censored line on the TV version of the movie. You can guess what the original words were. :)

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Least it didn't have to try to eat ariline food :p

On a serious note, it was a shame, does anyone know if it was an endangered species or if someone on the plane spotted it before takeoff?

Edit, nevermind, I just watched the video, posted on the link, it wasn't an endangered species

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For those that didn't know. That was the censored line on the TV version of the movie. You can guess what the original words were. :)

lol. No kidding? I would have thought it would have just been bleeped.

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Plane 1, Snake 0

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I've seen this movie...and it was bad.

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Snake should have never tried to fly. That never turns out well.

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^ Maybe it was hitching a ride home.

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^ Maybe it was hitching a ride home.

I hope it was worth it. ;)

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