NAC officials said the mouse was seen inside the plane Monday at Tribhuvan International Airport, leading staff members to cancel the 9 a.m. flight, which had more than 100 passengers waiting to board, due to their inability to capture the rodent, Nepalnews.com reported Monday.
Airline employees said they have placed traps all over the plane in the hopes of ensnaring the rodent, which they said is a safety concerns because mice can chew through important cables.
A similar episode happened in Sweden last month with a mouse sighting grounding an SAS Airbus flight, delaying the travel of 250 passengers for several hours.
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