TSA agents made a surprising discovery in Florida when they caught a passenger attempting to smuggle a handgun onto a plane by stuffing it into a raw chicken, Your Content has learned.
TSA agents at Fort Lauderdale airport in Florida found a gun stuffed inside a raw chicken, the TSA Twitter account said Monday.
The handgun was wrapped in a plastic bag and stuffed inside the chicken, but agents were able to intercept the gun before it made it onto the plane.
According to the TSA website, passengers are permitted to travel with both fresh and cooked meat.
To avoid any legal issues, passengers transporting firearms by plane must declare the gun to the ticketing desk beforehand.
Aside from the possibility of being arrested, passengers who are caught with a firearm in their carry-on may have to pay up to $13,910 in fines to the TSA,‘according to CNN.