The 13th Floor

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The Five Most Bizarre Airplane Flights In History

Thankfully, almost all commercial airplane flights are uneventful… because when something exciting happens at 30,000 feet, it’s rarely the good kind of exciting. Below are five of the most bizarre incidents in the history of commercial aviation, all of which will leave you eternally grateful for that painfully dull flight to LAX you’re probably dreading. […]

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Two Massive Tarantulas Terrorize Passengers on Transatlantic Flight

At first, nothing seemed out of the ordinary during an AirTransat flight from Dominican Republic to Montreal… that is, until passenger Catherine Moreau felt something tickling her leg. Moreau told CBC she’d been watching a movie on her iPad when she brushed at what she thought was a cord or cable. “That’s when I noticed […]

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This Airline Treats “Possessed” Dolls Like Living Passengers

Recently, Bangkok-based Thai Smile Airways has initiated a new policy that many people would find unnerving: the owners of Luk Thep, or “god dolls” — lifelike human effigies believed to contain actual children’s souls — are now allowed to purchase separate tickets for them, so they can be given the same treatment as living human […]

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Giant Venomous Spider Sneaks Aboard New Zealand Flight

When an airliner departing from Australia touched down in New Zealand, airport officials in Auckland discovered an unexpected stowaway: a giant huntsman spider, one of the largest arachnids in the world. According to a report in Stuff New Zealand, security staffers at Auckland Airport found the huge creature hiding out inside a passenger’s bundled tent, […]