Loose Cobra Forces Plane to Land: On Monday, a Jordanian man who smuggled a Cobra aboard an Egypt Air airline was bitten by the snake, which he had stashed in his carry-on bag. After the snake bit him, it started slithering around under the seats, endangering the other passengers. The pilot was then forced to to make an emergency landing in the Egyptian resort town of Al Ghardaqa. According to the Egyptian daily, the man al-Masry al-Youm — who own a reptile shop in Kuwait — refused medical treatment. After local authorities confiscated the snake, the plane resumed its journey. via CNN