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Passengers on a Lion Air flight last week panicked when a large scorpion was spotted crawling from an overhead locker.

The scorpion was caught on camera during a flight on February 14 in Indonesia from Pekanbaru to Jakarta, the Independent reported. Karim Taslin, a passenger on the flight, shared the incident on Instagram after the scorpion appeared just above his head.

A woman later discovered the scorpion when she tried to retrieve her bags after the plane had landed in Jakarta.

Taslin said he and two other passengers saw the scorpion and quickly rushed out of their seats. He reportedly asked the cabin crew for assistance, but by the time they arrived, the animal had disappeared.

A spokesperson for Lion Air said that staff members carried out an extensive search after the passengers and cargo were removed from the aircraft, but no animals were found.

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