TSA Public Affairs spokesperson Lisa Farbstein shares transportation security information and tidbits.
No real need to bring an ax on a plane; even a small one. #TSA officers @ #SYR caught this one in a carry-on bag.
Afternoon reminder: Please leave your pocket knife at home. #TSA officers @ #SYR detected this in a carry-on bag.
No need to bring a pruner on a plane. Trees don't grow that high. #TSA officers @ #SYR spotted this in a carry-on.
#TSA supported Recycles Day by providing excess personal luggage to #ALB Fire + Rescue for disaster training.
#TSA officers at #BUF (Buffalo) stopped a passenger from bringing these brass knuckles on a plane last week.
Replica guns, like this one caught by #TSA today @ #EWR, look real on x-ray monitor and cause checkpoint delays.
Replica guns, like this one stopped by #TSA @ #EWR yesterday, can cause panic on a plane. Please, no replica guns.
#TSA officers at #BUF (Buffalo) detected this kubaton in a passenger's carry-on bag yesterday.
#TSA officers at #SYR (Syracuse) detected this box of 100 rounds of 9mm ammo inside passenger's carry-on yesterday
This inert hand grenade was caught by #TSA officers at #SYR @ a checkpoint. Even inert ones are prohibited.
#TSA officers at #SYR (Syracuse) recently caught a passenger trying to sneak this butterfly knife past checkpoint.
#TSA officers @ #EWR stopped passenger with replica machine gun, air gun pellets + 2 rifle scopes yesterday.
#TSA officers @ #EWR stopped passenger from bringing this butterfly knife with harpoon blade onto an airplane.
#TSA officers at #BWI stopped a passenger from bringing this ax on a plane. Please leave the ax in the shed/garage
#TSA officers at #BUF detected these two compressed gas cylinders in a passenger's carry-on bag yesterday.
#TSA @ #ACY detected this artfully concealed knife inside a comb this past weekend. Good catch!
This knife may be camoflaged, but #TSA officers @ #ROC caught it. Please check pockets before coming to airport.
Box of prohibited items that #TSA @ #ROC has collected @ checkpoints. Holiday travel tip: leave knives at home.
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