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JFK airport reveals all the crazy things confiscated from carry-on bags

Did you pack this yourself?

THIS IS JUST some of the stuff that was confiscated from carry-on bags at JFK airport over the course of three months.

TSA Carry-Ons Source: AP

TSA Carry-Ons Penknives, pliers and Stanley knives (AP)

TSA Carry-Ons Fake guns seized at JFK (AP)

The Transportation Security Administration said that s the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items are no-nos.

Knitting needles and ice skates are welcome on board planes, but not sparklers, nunchucks or fake chain saws.

Four tons of prohibited items are collected every year at JFK alone.

Toy weapons of any kind, including grenades, are out. So are real knives, handcuffs and bullets.

Some items can go into checked bags, but not carry-ons.

Some airports also have mailing centres so you can send the item to your destination or your home. Otherwise, you can hand it off to the person who’s dropping you off at the airport, or you can surrender it.


TSA Carry-Ons A fake chain saw (AP)

TSA Carry-Ons A credit card style folding knife (AP)

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