An American tourist was fined almost $5000 dollars after they tried to make a world War II grenade found them while walking to her plane in Vienna, Austria.
An American tourist caused a section of the Vienna Airport in Austria to quit after she allegedly tried to be an unexploded second world War grenade by the customs authorities, reports said.
The austrian customs officials called in the bomb disposal unit to remove the shell after the 24-year-old tourist asked if they could take the “souvenir” on her flight, Deutsche Welle reported.
The incident caused a portion of the arrivals and the luggage department of the airport to close for 15 minutes, according to the outlet.
The woman said she found the military ordnance during the walk, and even great in her hotel room, so it would not be her clothes in her luggage, the dirt, the outlet reported, with indication of the Krone newspaper.
The tourist, who was not identified, was fined almost $5000 and reported to the public prosecutor for negligence in risk, Deutsche Welle reported.
Despite the potentially dangerous situation, the police told the outlet, passengers were never in danger.
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