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A Passenger Got a Gun On Board An Airplane. TSA Says it Wasn't Because of the Shutdown

3 days ago   |   By Time

A passenger was able to carry a gun through a Transportation Security Administration screening area and board a Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta to Tokyo on Jan. 3, according to a statement released on Sunday.
In the statement, the TSA confirmed the news, but denied the lapse in security was related to the ongoing partial government shutdown. During the shutdown, TSA screeners are working but not receiving pay.
“TSA has determined standard procedures were not followed and a passenger did in fact pass through a standard screening TSA checkpoint with a firearm,” the agency said in a...
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TSA: Tokyo-bound passenger with gun undetected in Atlanta

3 days ago   |   By Miami Herald

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration has acknowledged that a passenger bound for Tokyo passed through security in Atlanta with an undetected gun. News outlets cite an agency statement saying the...
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