UK Liberty

Now we’re just being silly

Posted in control freakery by ukliberty on June 2, 2008

The BBC (and sundry other outlets):

A man wearing a T-shirt depicting a cartoon character holding a gun was stopped from boarding a flight by the security at Heathrow’s Terminal 5.

Brad Jayakody, from Bayswater, central London, said he was “stumped” at the objection to his Transformers T-shirt.

Mr Jayakody said he had to change before boarding as security officers objected to the gun, held by the cartoon character.

Airport operator BAA said it was investigating the incident. …

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  1. David Mery said, on June 2, 2008 at 11:45 pm

    …and have been silly for a while: http://gizmonaut.net/blog/travel/i_am_not_a_terrorist_please_let_me_travel.html

    br -d


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