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Nominations for TSA’s Prime Ten Catches of 2023

It’s been only a few weeks for the reason that Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) launched its Prime Ten Finds of 2022. And we have already got information of some objects discovered at airport checkpoints which may seem within the 2023 reel.

Snakes on a Airplane. Nearly

The Recreation of the Sociable Snake, c. 1890

This didn’t present up in TSA’s Prime Ten Catches of 2022. However it ought to have.

A lady flying out of Tampa Worldwide Airport (TPA) had a boa constrictor in her carry-on bag.

The lady claimed that Bartholomew the boa was her emotional assist pet, the TSA studies. However that story – and the boa – didn’t fly.

Duplicate Sniper Rifle Equipment

Courtesy Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park, NY

Firearms aren’t allowed in airplane cabins or in carry-on baggage. But, passengers attempt to take them onboard on a regular basis. In 2022, TSA discovered greater than 6,000 firearms at airport checkpoints. And most of these firearms had been loaded.

Toy weapons are additionally on TSA’s no-fly checklist. That features this duplicate sniper rifle equipment found in a carry-on bag this week at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) in New Hampshire.

In case you missed it, right here’s TSA’s Prime Ten Catches of 2022

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