Top 10 most strange finds in baggage of air passengers in 2019
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration finds strange items in their hand luggage daily and talks about them. But once a year, representatives of transport security collect the top 10 most strange finds for the whole year. Writes about it New York Post.
The 2019 list is considered one of the strangest.
“Thank you to our employees for their dedication and hard work at checkpoints across the country. We would not have had these many interesting finds without your skillful search capabilities. We would also like to thank travelers for their inspiration. It’s clear that these people do not follow our account. And thanks to the subscribers for enjoying these strange finds just like us, ”the department wrote.
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Top 10 Strange Items Found in Passenger Baggage:
10. Samurai swords (blades of three different sizes, found at the airport named after Norman J. Mineta San Jose, California).
9. Flares (found at Anchorage Ted Stevens International Airport, Alaska).
8. Weapons with knives (firearms with attached knives found at Miami International Airport).
7. Airbag (found at Orlando International Airport, Florida):
“Additional protection has never harmed anyone, right ?!”, the department commented on this situation.
6. Power saw (found at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut).
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5. Sai - edged weapons used by the ninja (found at La Guardia Airport, New York).
4. Dart gun (found at Orlando, Florida International Airport).
“Prudence is not a strong point of this passenger,” the department wrote.
3. Uninvited Serpent (found crawling at Newark, New Jersey airport).
2. Chopping knife (found at Trisity Regional Airport, Blountville, Tennessee).
1. Elk feces (found at Juneau International Airport, Alaska).
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