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Passengers leave frying pans, toys with TSA

Transportation Security Administration officers show boxes full of

Transportation Security Administration officers show boxes full of items that have recently been voluntarily abandoned and are kept in a storage room at LaGuardia Airport. Toy guns, power tools, knives and cooking utensils are among the items left by passengers at TSA screening points. (Feb. 21, 2013) Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

From corkscrews to frying pans, passengers at New York City's three airports have handed over tons of items to the Transportation Security Administration.

Transportation Security Administration officers show boxes full of
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Transportation Security Administration officers show boxes full of items that have recently been voluntarily abandoned and are kept in a storage room at LaGuardia Airport. Toy guns, power tools, knives and cooking utensils are among the items left by passengers at TSA screening points at the airport. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Transportation Security Administration officers show boxes full of
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Transportation Security Administration officers show boxes full of items that have recently been voluntarily abandoned and are kept in a storage room at LaGuardia Airport. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Anthony Catoggio, a lead Transportation Security Administration officer,
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Anthony Catoggio, a lead Transportation Security Administration officer, holds a power drill that was in a box of items that were surrendered by air travelers at LaGuardia Airport. The box and others like it are in a storage room in a former hanger. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Lead Transportation Security Administration Officers Valgina Cooper and
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Lead Transportation Security Administration Officers Valgina Cooper and Anthony Catoggio show boxes full of items that air travelers at LaGuardia Airport have recently voluntarily abandoned. Toy guns, power tools, knives and cooking utensils are among the items that were left at TSA screening points. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Toy guns, power tools, knives and cooking utensils
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Toy guns, power tools, knives and cooking utensils are among the items left by passengers at TSA screening points at LaGuardia Airport. (Feb. 21, 2013)

Transportation Security Administration officers show boxes full of
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Transportation Security Administration officers show boxes full of items that have recently been voluntarily abandoned and are kept in a storage room at LaGuardia Airport. Toy guns, power tools, knives and cooking utensils are among the items left by passengers at TSA screening points. (Feb. 21, 2013)

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