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Man Tries To Bring Grenade Launcher On Plane

A man from Florida caused a commotion when airport officials spotted unassembled parts of a military grade grenade launcher packed in his bag.

The man was pulled aside for questioning and it was determined that he had all the parts  to assemble the grenade launcher but it was not a functional weapon.  The man thought because it was not functional he would be able to fly with the parts in his checked bag.

The grenade launcher was confiscated and the man was allowed to board.

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TSA: Florida man attempted to board flight headed to Orlando with grenade launcher

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A Florida man's baggage was a cause for a concern after airport officials spotted unassembled parts of a military grade rocket propelled grenade launcher packed inside. The man, who is a resident of St. Augustine, was stopped at the Lehigh Valley International Airport in Pennsylvania with a bag containing the weapon's barrel, trigger, sights and grenade.