Weapons in Peanut Butter & Inside a Uncooked Rooster: TSA’s High 10 Catches from 2022

Officers for the Transportation Safety Administration see numerous stuff within the carry-on luggage of passengers. A few of it’s simply advantageous for individuals to tackle the airplane with them. Different objects, equivalent to baseball bats, meat cleavers, and even Magic 8 balls, falls on the prohibited objects.

So do knives, weapons, and different objects which might be clearly weapons. But individuals attempt to sneak that stuff by on a regular basis. Actually, even earlier than the tip of December, TSA discovered a file 6301 firearms in carry-on luggage at airports. Greater than 88% of these firearms have been loaded.

Some vacationers overlook they’ve a knife, gun, or another prohibited merchandise of their bag. Others know precisely what they’ve packed and go to inventive lengths to attempt to get prohibited objects previous the checkpoint undetected.

Essentially the most outrageous objects find yourself on the annual listing of TSA’s High 10 Catches.

This 12 months, the listing has some whoppers, together with a gun discovered stuffed inside a uncooked rooster at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), gun components inside a peanut butter jar at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), and a knife inside a laptop computer at Richmond International Airport (RIC).

Right here’s the total 2022 listing, in a corny video put collectively by TSA.

The company has been doing this year-end round-up for some time. And our favorites are nonetheless the early ones hosted by the late Blogger Bob” Burns. We’ve included his 2016 round-up under.

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