Airline passengers in the U.S. remain confused about what items they are allowed to bring into the cabin of a commercial plane.
That is evident by a list of the most unusual items discovered in 2017 by the Transportation Security Administration, which has posted such a list for the last few years.
The latest catalog of dangerous and strange items uncovered at U.S. airports includes a set of brass knuckles that resemble a hand-held meat tenderizer, an inert hand grenade welded to look like a piece of art and a knife made to look like it’s fashioned out of human bone.
Topping the list were an umbrella shaped like a rifle and several bags of narcotics wrapped as Christmas gifts.
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