2 replica grenades confiscated at Honolulu airport

Published On: Feb 22 2013 12:19:31 PM HST

TSA Blog

Gearshift grenade (left) and ceramic grenade

HONOLULU -

The Transportation Security Administration said replica grenades were confiscated this week at the Honolulu International Airport, according to the TSA Blog.

One was a replica grenade that is put on a vehicle's gearshift.  The other was a ceramic replica grenade.

The TSA says any item that looks like a realistic grenade or bomb is prohibited on planes.

TSA officials say when these items are found at a checkpoint or in checked baggage, they can cause significant delays in screening.

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