Pilot Discovers Cat on Wing of Plane While in Flight

Cat on Wing of Plane

I guess something got overlooked during the pre-flight check!  A pilot was surprised to look over and see a cat on the wing of his plane.


According to the Huffington Post:

In a video posted on Sunday to YouTube, the pilot, Romain Jantot, and his passenger, don’t notice the cat at first. Then, as she crawls toward them, they realize they’ve taken on an unwanted passenger.

“A standard flight until … I still don’t know if it got in after the pre-flight check or if I missed it,†the video description says. “The cat is doing well, she is still our mascot.â€

They were in flight when the cat suddenly crawled out from behind some fabric on the wing.  You can see the cat slowly wandering around for a while until it decides to walk right up to the pilot.

At which point the pilot spots the kitty:

Pilot's reaction to cat on wing of plane!
Pilot’s reaction to cat on wing of plane!

He then works to land the plane.  He explains in the comments that they did not try to pick up the cat while in flight because they were afraid she would get spooked and jump.

The kitty holds on all the way through landing.  The pilot hops out to retrieve her and she’s now the mascot of their flight school.

Here’s the video the pilot posted:

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One comment

  1. That is one old video. That has been around for quite awhile.

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