HONOLULU (AP) — An airline passenger flying out of Maui checked in with a weapon not often seen in baggage — the barrel of a cannon.
Transportation Security Administration officials confirm they spotted the cannon barrel last week in the checked luggage of a passenger at Kahului Airport.READ MORE: 49ers Fans Look to Make Noise, Boost Team at NFC Championship Game
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the cannon barrel was found Oct. 20 in the checked bag of a United Airlines passenger traveling to San Francisco on a late evening flight.
The cannon wasn’t loaded.READ MORE: Solo Crash Friday Night Closes Moraga Road, Cuts Power to Hundreds
The TSA says the passenger was cleared to fly but the airline made separate arrangements for transporting the cannon barrel.
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