Jan 17, 2013 at 02:56pm IST

Snapshot: Holy snake! Passengers spot 9 foot-long python on the wing of a plane mid-air

A python lies wedged on the wing of a Qantas passenger plane as it flies over Port Moresby on January 10, 2013 in this handout picture. Passengers on a flight from Australia to Papua New Guinea were shocked to look out their cabin windows to find a huge snake on the wing of the plane. The 9.1 foot non-poisonous Amethystine python appeared about an hour into the Qantas flight between Cairns in northern Queensland and the Papua New Guinean capital of Port Moresby.