16 Crazy Things People Tried To Get Through Airport Security

Going on vacation is something we all look forward to and if there is a plane journey involved, all the better. Airport security is tight nowadays and that can only be a good thing. It’s pretty common though to forget about a razor or a bottle of water in our hand luggage. However, what happens when people try to actively smuggle things onto a plane that they know they shouldn’t?

Here we take a look at 16 of the craziest things people have tried to get past airport security. You won’t believe some of this stuff! Take a look!


These Wolverine claws look awesome but not for taking on a flight!

wolverine claws


Weird monsters carrying grenades are not permitted on any flights!

metal monster grenade


This cow dung toothpaste is just wrong!

cow dung toothpaste



stuffed armadillo


Whoever was trying to smuggle this haul of creepy masks onto a plane must not have had the best intentions.

creepy masks


A bazooka gun?!

bazooka gun


This Scooby Doo card is awesome…unlike the razors which were hidden inside.

razor blades scooby doo card


The filling of this enchilada was a knife… a huge one!

knife in enchilada


Check out the firearm hidden inside this Mickey Mouse toy.

firearm inside mickey mouse


This Eiffel Tower souvenir contained a double edged sword.

double edged sword eiffel tower

Airport security stopped a woman carrying this lipstick-shaped stun gun.

lipstick gun


Can you believe that someone was caught trying to smuggle 200 tarantulas onto a plane?

spiders on a plane


Eels don’t make very good traveling companions.

bag of eels


A man was stopped at Gatwick Airport, UK with a bag of dried caterpillars for “personal consumption”.

bag dried up caterpillars


The movie ‘Snakes on a Plane’ became real when someone tried to take 75 live ones onto an aircraft!

samuel jackson snakes on a plane


And finally, this guy was caught at airport security with 94 iPhones strapped to his body… crazy!

iphones strapped to man