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10 Least wanted Items on board Passenger Aircraft

November 25th, 2014 by Howard Skolnik

Filed under: HazMat, Industry News, Safety

The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority, CASA, recently released their list of the “10 Least wanted Items on board Passenger Aircraft.”

The "Top Ten Least Wanted" for 2014 are:

  1. Lithium batteries
  2. Gas cylinders & camping stoves
  3. Chainsaws & whipper snippers
  4. Lighters & matches
  5. Ammunition
  6. Fireworks
  7. Aerosol cans-flammable propellant
  8. Lifejackets & flares
  9. Paints
  10. Household chemicals

To help passengers comply with the proper preparation of batteries brought onboard, CASA has made available a short and informative video, available on YouTube, showing passengers how to travel safely with lithium batteries. Currently listed as the #1 concern amongst in-flight dangerous goods, the 2+ minute video offers basic instructions on how to prepare any battery being carried or shipped onboard a passenger aircraft. You can view the video here.

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