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Nashville Airport Authorities Find 43rd Weapon in Luggage

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The weapon pictured above was discovered by the Transportation Security Administration in the carry-on luggage of a passenger flying from Nashville to Chicago O'Hare today.

The Walther PPK 380 was found loaded with a round in the chamber and five in the magazine. Another magazine was found with six rounds of ammunition.
It was the 43rd weapon found in carry-on bags at Nashville International this year. 

Fines for such violations can range from $250-$11,000 just for one penalty. Since September of this year, 1,343 firearms have been detected at TSA checkpoints nationally. 
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