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


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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