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Croc breaks loose on Australian flight


SYDNEY – An Australian baggage handler had a nasty surprise when he opened the cargo door of a Qantas passenger flight to find a crocodile roaming loose in the hold, the airline said Monday.

The reptile, reported to be a relatively small specimen, managed to escape its transport container during a flight from Brisbane to Melbourne last week, a Qantas spokesman told AFP.

“The animal was quickly and safely secured when the aircraft arrived in Melbourne,” the spokesman added.

The crocodile was being transported as freight by cargo firm Australian Air Express. Qantas said it was investigating whether the animal had been in the right container and properly loaded.


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Tags: Animals , Australia , Travels


  • WeAry_Bat

    Croc on a plane.  It used to be only in the Philippines.

  • pipsirho

    In the Philippines, CROCS freely roam the POLITICAL SCENE, and nobody pays attention to them!! Much like PIGS => Politicians Insatiably Gorging Slop(Power, Public Funds, Dirty Money, Influence Peddling, Graft, Corruption, SHAMELESSNESS). 

  • sam_aquino

    croc on a plane???  is this supposed to be NEWS???

    we’ve got crocs all over the country & nobody bothers…

  • Hey_Dudes

    It must be Lolong wanting to disappear from Philippine congress preferring to stay in Australia than continue being member of congress.

  • jimiji

    that’s nothing. crocs here in the philippines even stay in the mabuhay class section.



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