Thu, Oct 07, 2004
"Personal Massager" Shuts Down Aussie Airport
Would you want to go through airport
security with a sex toy in your luggage? Well, neither did an
Australian passenger boarding a flight at Mackay Airport in
The manager of the airport cafeteria said her workers were
cleaning out the garbage cans Monday when one of them heard a very
unusual sound (well, unusual if you hear it in a cafeteria).
"It was rather disconcerting when the rubbish bin started
humming furiously," said manager Lynne Bryant. "We called security
and next minute everybody was being evacuated while they checked it
In fact, the entire terminal was evacuated. The airport was shut
down as bomb squads gingerly approached the buzzing trash can,
peered inside and found...
Well, probably something Doc Johnson and company concocted. A
sex toy, to be specific.
The airport was reopened about 45 minutes after the initial
alert. As for the sex toy, no one claimed it. It's now in the lost
and found bin -- sans batteries.
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