Lonely Planet Writer

Airport police forget about live stick of dynamite

Sticks of dynamite.
Sticks of dynamite. Image by Michelllaurence / CC BY 2.0

Police doing a training exercise using live dynamite at Los Angeles airport forgot about one of the sticks they were using and left it under a plane for four days. The explosive is used to help train sniffer dogs and officials say it’s a standard part of training. On this occasion though, one stick was misplaced and only found by workers later, under a disused aircraft at the airport. Read more: travelmole.com