- The decaying body was checked in at Atlanta International Airport
- Crusty passenger was actually a prop from Texas Chainsaw Massacre
- One TSA agent took to social media and said ‘talk about deadheading!’
Airport security officers in America are used to dealing with strange objects, but on Sunday they were left dead surprised – when a corpse was presented for checking.
The decaying body was wheeled into the security area of Atlanta International Airport on Sunday, dressed in beige clothing.
The crusty passenger was passed through the X-ray machine and sent on his way. But the TSA wasn’t being disrespectful to the dead, it was actually a prop from 2003 horror movie Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
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A decaying body was wheeled into the security area of Atlanta International Airport on Sunday, dressed in beige clothing
Snapping pictures of the prop being scanned by officers, one staff member said that ‘he was screened and sent on his way’.
Posting the image on its Instagram account, TSA said: ‘Talk about deadheading… This crusty ol’ chap is actually a prop from the #TexasChainsawMassacre movie.
‘He was brought through a checkpoint at the Atlanta International Airport, where as you can see, he was screened and sent on his jolly way.’
Snapping pictures of the prop being scanned by officers, one staff member said that ‘he was screened and sent on his way’
Last week the TSA was faced with another strange item thanks to a stag party prank.
An officer was filmed searching a bag that contained a sex toy – the item having been hidden there to embarrass one of the group.
By strapping the sex toy to a water bottle exceeding the 100ml restriction, it was inevitable that the man’s luggage would be searched.
And the hilarious moment that a TSA officer at Akron-Canton Airport in Ohio discovers the planted item was filmed and uploaded to YouTube by the victim’s friend, TV and radio personality Will Burge.
In the video, the airport official can be seen removing clothes from the man’s carry-on, before stumbling upon the offending item, to an eruption of laughter from the victim’s friends.
The TSA also has to deal with extremely dangerous items.
In the past it has found loaded firearms, knives and stun guns in passengers’ luggage.
Courtesy: Daily Mail Online