June 22, 2015 12:42 PM EDT

A video going viral shows a cat clinging to the wing of a plane after it took off from club ULM 16-34, a flight school in Kourou, French Guiana — and the surprised reaction of the pilot once he spots the little stowaway.

“[I] still don’t know if it got in after the pre flight check or if [I] missed it,” YouTube user romain jantot wrote in the description of the video posted on June 21. “The cat is doing well, she is still our mascot.”


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