Guns And Meat Slicers: A Look At What People Tried To Pack In 2015
More than 2,600 guns were seized from people's carry-on bags in 2015. More than 80 percent of those guns were loaded.By Katie Link | January 21, 2016
Consider this a friendly travel tip: You should not pack your meat slicer in your carry-on. Or your Batarang, or your Chihuahua.
It sounds like common sense, right? Well some fliers tried it anyway. TSA screened more than 708 million passengers and 1.6 billion carry-on bags in 2015.
And while your fair share of weird items were recovered — yes, we're looking at you, marijuana-stuffed candy wrappers — there was also an alarming number of potentially dangerous items. Take guns, for example.