The Prohibited Items Travelers Have Knowingly and Unknowingly Brought Through Airport Security

Maps + Infographics
by Ana Bulnes Aug 23, 2017

If you follow the TSA on Instagram, nothing will surprise you anymore. People try to fly with the weirdest things, and hey, most of them are ok. An actual lunar sample? No problem. Pizza in case you get hungry during the flight? Of course! A hollow shrunken head made out of goat skin? Sure, why not? However, many objects will make the TSA alarms go off and you won’t be allowed to fly with them.

Sometimes you have no idea you’re carrying a prohibited item. Some other times you’re just hoping to get away with it. This infographic by Stratos Jet Charges shows some of the most common prohibited items people try to fly with and some interesting statistics.

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