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    Daily Express Article

    Dont know if you boys have seen this?

    My pal in the States sent me this quote from a recent article in the Daily Express.

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    WOMAN TAKES WW2 BOMB ON JET




    The woman tried to board the plane with a live shell in her hand luggage


    Friday September 26,2008


    A BRITISH woman sparked the evacuation of an entire airport when she tried to board a plane – with a bomb in her hand luggage.

    Security guards spotted the live Second World War shell on the scanners as she boarded a Ryanair flight at Bergerac, in the Dordogne.

    Bomb squad officers destroyed the shell in a controlled explosion, while 1,000 passengers and staff were evacuated from the terminal.

    The woman, 55, said she had bought the 37mm explosive in a secondhand shop as a present for her husband, who collected military memorabilia.

    A French policeman said: “She told us she had no idea that taking a military shell through airport security would cause such a fuss.”

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    waff

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    You cant even own a gas mask in France. They are very strict on what types of militaria you can own including vehicles. Makes you wonder what she was thinking though.
    "Any live or recovered ordnance in my posts has been dealt with by trained EOD personnel"

    I've seen things you people wouldn't believe.
    Barbeques on fire by the chalets past the castle headland
    I watched the gift shops glitter in the darkness off the Newborough gate
    All these moments will be lost in time, like icecream on the beach
    Time for tea.

 

 

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