Mouse Halts Flight

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Mouse © ejhogbin

Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen bees and snakes in airports, and now this:

Airline officials say flight attendants spotted a mouse in the pantry of a Boeing 757, prompting Nepal Airlines to cancel a Bangkok-bound flight, evacuate passengers and tow the jet to a hanger to hunt for the rodent.

Seems like a bit of an overreaction. Then again, the way it got onto the flight is a bit disconcerting.

Airline spokesman Raju K.C. says the mouse is believed to have boarded the plane at the Katmandu airport Monday through a food catering truck.


Read the story at Fox NY.

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Matthew Burckhardt gave up a promising underwater hockey career overseas to move to Washington, D.C. where he works in international development while planning his next trip. You can follow his travels at his girlfriend's photography blog, The Daily Garbanzo.

One Response

  1. Stephen

    I’m in Nepal now, and may have to leave pretty soon for Bangkok. This is not an inspiring thing to find out!


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