Nominations for TSA’s Prime Ten Catches of 2023

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

Snakes on a Airplane. Virtually

The Sport of the Sociable Snake, c. 1890

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

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

The girl claimed that Bartholomew the boa was her emotional help pet, the TSA stories. 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 have been loaded.

Toy weapons are additionally on TSA’s no-fly record. That features this reproduction sniper rifle package 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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