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TSA: Cannon barrel found on flight to California
TSA: Cannon barrel found on flight to California

In the annals of strange things found by Transportation Security Administration workers in passengers' luggage, this discovery might have been one of the more potentially explosive. Last week while checking bags for a departing flight from Kahului Airport in Hawaii, TSA agents discovered a unloaded cannon barrel inside a passenger’s luggage, the agency reported on its blog. The flight was bound for San Francisco the night of Oct. 20 when the thick barrel was found tucked among the passenger’s clothes in his suitcase, a TSA official said. “Our officers have discovered cannonballs in the past. But this is the first cannon I can recall,” wrote TSA blogger...

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