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Airport bans toy soldier’s three-inch rifle from plane… because it’s a safety threat

Posted By kurtnimmo On January 27, 2011 @ 11:55 am In Big Brother,Old Infowars Posts Style | Comments Disabled

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January 27, 2011

Airport officials ordered a holidaymaker carrying a toy soldier onto a plane to remove its three-inch gun – because it was a safety threat.

Ken Lloyd was stunned when he was told he could not go on the plane with the nine-inch model soldier because it was carrying a ‘firearm’.

The Canadian tourist and his wife had bought the toy, which holds a replica SA80 rifle, during a visit to the Royal Signals Museum at Blandford Camp in Dorset.

But when he tried to take the £135 keepsake through Gatwick Airport in his hand luggage it triggered a security alert at the scanners.

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