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'Gun' smuggled onto Heathrow plane
London, UK - Some British reporters passed through security checkpoints carrying improper objects
A major investigation is under way after an undercover reporter smuggled an imitation gun onto a flight from Heathrow. The replica 9mm semi-automatic pistol was taken aboard a British Midland flight to Edinburgh. The gun, made from heavy plastic, was wrapped as a birthday present. Another reporter from the same investigative team carried a six-inch pair of scissors, hidden in a Filofax, onto flights...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency