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The military equipment was seized at Baltimore Washington International Airport on Thursday, the second such seizure in a day after it was brought back on a military flight on a U.S. air force sergeant, who kept it as a souvenir.
The missile’s launch tube, it was discovered about 5:20 p.m. in the American Airlines baggage area of the airport, which is located in the states of Maryland, Office of the State’s Fire Marshal’s Bomb Squad has been announced.
TSA REMINDS PASSENGERS NOT TO USE GRENADES, OR ROCKET LAUNCHERS ONTO PLANES
A bomb squad is taken by an inert missile, the launch tube is located in Baltimore Washington International Airport in Maryland on Thursday.
(Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal)
Before being flown back to the united states, it is “inert” equipment should be inspected by U.S. military officials for the safety and security and clean all of the risk of explosion,” according to a press release from the agency. It was sent back to the country as a first sergeant, “as souvenirs of their service abroad.”
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Authorities say that the tube does not constitute a direct threat to someone who is on the ground,” but that “there is a small chance that it would be able to contain a gas under pressure, and it was, therefore, not be allowed to the Sergeant, connecting with a commercial flight.”
The missile launch tube has been taken out by the bomb squad, until it can be safely returned to its owner.”
2. TSA AGENTS HAVE BEEN PLACED ON A LEAVE OF ABSENCE AFTER THE OFFENSIVE DISPLAY WAS DISCOVERED AT MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), reminded passengers to earlier in the week, the placing of explosives, or any devices that shoot the explosives on board an aircraft, even if they are just replica’s, after finding a fake grenade, and a real missile launcher in two different airports.
Earlier this week at the BWI, in Maryland, usa, TSA agents have found that there is a missile launcher and a person at the check-in luggage. That is, the passenger said he was on active military personnel to travel home from saudi arabia, and also in order to keep the rocket launcher as a souvenir.
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PLUS also found out that there is a bridge to the Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, when a person is in the checked-in baggage. The explosives experts finally determined that it’s actually a very realistic replica of a grenade.
“Military weapons are not allowed in checked or carry-on baggage,” said the transport agency, which did not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment regarding Thursday’s equipment is complete.
Fox News’ Michael Hollan, contributed to this report.