2 replica grenades confiscated at Honolulu airport

TSA: Items that looks like realistic bomb is prohibited on planes

Published  12:19 PM HST Feb 22, 2013

The Transportation Security Administration said replica grenades were confiscated this week at the Honolulu International Airport, according to the TSA Blog.

One was a replica grenade that is put on a vehicle's gearshift.  The other was a ceramic replica grenade.

The TSA says any item that looks like a realistic grenade or bomb is prohibited on planes.

TSA officials say when these items are found at a checkpoint or in checked baggage, they can cause significant delays in screening.

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