Wed, Feb 15, 2012
Airline Believes It Fell Out Of A Carry-On Bag
A cabin crew making final checks of a Virgin Australia 737
before takeoff Friday reported found a stun gun. It's believed to
have fallen out of a passenger's bag as a flight attendant
rearranged items in an overhead bin.
News.com.au reports the Australian Federal Police were called to
confiscate the weapon, and stayed to question passengers. Flight
DJ229 was delayed only slightly, according to officials at
Virgin Australia spokeswoman Emma Copeman said the airline
thoroughly checks flights upon arrival, and the stun gun was not
detected when the aircraft arrived arrived at the airport earlier.
She adds the airline will be cooperating with police, but does not
plan its own investigation to determine how the weapon may have
passed through security.
Police stress there was never any danger to passengers on the
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