Travel 'Satanic' fidget spinner banned from flight over safety fears

11:50  20 june  2017
11:50  20 june  2017 Source:   International Business Times

If your child owns a fidget spinner you need to read this

  If your child owns a fidget spinner you need to read this Local authority warns of health hazards.But local authorities are now recalling some of the 'toys' due to fears over safety.

Transportation Security Administration shares image of confiscated ninja star spinner on Instagram.

Boys look over a variety of fidget spinners at a shop in Manhattan. Phtotgraph: Jackie Molloy/The New York Times. Around 200,000 fidget spinners have been seized in the past fortnight due to safety fears .

Fidget spinner © Drew Angerer / Getty Images Fidget spinner Fidget spinner toys have continued to grow in popularity this year, with the twirling 'stress relief' aids satiating restless fingers in high streets, classrooms and offices all over the globe. Regular fidget spinners are free to spiral away on airlines too, but the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was forced to confiscate one particular spinner that raised a few safety eyebrows.

The toy in question - dubbed "Satan's fidget spinner" - was nabbed at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in the US state of Georgia on Friday (16 June). Rather than a mere distraction from take-off or in-flight turbulence, this particular item, was deemed to be a possible deadly weapon.

If your child owns a fidget spinner you need to read this

  If your child owns a fidget spinner you need to read this Local authority warns of health hazards.But local authorities are now recalling some of the 'toys' due to fears over safety.

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You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience. ' Satanic ' fidget spinner banned from flight over The toy in question - dubbed " Satan 's fidget spinner " - was nabbed at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in the US state of Georgia

The TSA posted an image of the impounded spinner on its Instagram account - a profile which the governmental agency often uses to humourously remind would-be passengers that guns, knives, grenades and the like are unacceptable hand luggage items.

A quick look at the satanic spinner is enough to see why it didn't make the flight, as the metallic object resembles a Japanese shuriken weapon, which many refer to as ninja or throwing stars. The fidget spinner craze has prompted a number of similarly dangerous designs, with many selling on eBay.

"Satan's fidget spinner was discovered in a carry-on bag at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV)," read the post. "While normal #FidgetSpinners are permitted, this one is a weapon."

If your child owns a fidget spinner you need to read this

  If your child owns a fidget spinner you need to read this Local authority warns of health hazards.But local authorities are now recalling some of the 'toys' due to fears over safety.

Image caption Some schools have banned the toys because they are considered a distraction. About 200,000 fidget spinners have been impounded by customs officials in the Republic of Ireland amid safety fears . There are concerns over inferior products hitting the market with a surge in demand for

flight deals Flash Sale: JetBlue Is Selling Tickets Right Now. At least one enterprising student at Bruce's school cashed in before the fidget spinner ban —earning more than 0 in profit by purchasing a bunch online for apiece and reselling them to classmates for .

The post currently has over 6,000 likes on the social photography platform, which is slightly less than the usual like-tallies the account garners from its semi-regular posts of explosive detection sniffer dogs.

Fidget spinners also recently gained notoriety in the video game world thanks to a Grand Theft Auto 5 PC mod that swapped in-game grenades for the popular toys. Unfortunately for fidget spinner fans, the asset swap causes the game's pedestrians to run away in horror and prompts its overzealous police force to hunt the player down via lethal means.

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