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Old 05-10-2009, 07:18 PM   #1
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Are metal hooks ok on planes? I don't think they could be used as weapons. Plastic hooks just don't work. I've tried lookin' it up on the net but can't find a clear answer.

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Old 05-10-2009, 08:30 PM   #2
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Yes, crochet hooks and knitting needles are fine. I looked it up before I went on my flight and had absolutely no problem at the airport with my 12" long metal knitting needles.
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Old 05-10-2009, 08:33 PM   #3
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Here's the link that says they're safe: http://www.tsa.gov/assets/pdf/Interp...e_Lighters.pdf You can type Ctrl+F and then type in "crochet" or you can just look on Page 2, Section II, Article B.
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Old 05-11-2009, 07:55 AM   #4
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Thank you for the information. I only have one question as I am going to England next year. The link is to an article dated 2005, is it possible the rules have changed? My friends in the UK said it was a no no for bringing them. I will have to call the airlines but if it is still in effect I will let the group know.
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