LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — It turns out “Jabba the Hutt” isn’t the only one concerned about “thermal detonators.”
The Transportation Security Administration is banning a popular souvenir Coke bottle from Disney’s “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” park that looks just like that explosive from a “galaxy far, far away.”READ MORE: Innocent Driver Killed After Short Pursuit Ends In Fiery Crash Near The Grove; Suspect In Custody
Passengers will not be permitted to carry the $5 thermal detonator-shaped bottles in carry-on or checked baggage.
The policy came to light when a traveler asked TSA via Twitter if the “Star Wars”-themed bottle could be packed in a suitcase.
Thanks for asking! Replica and inert explosives aren't allowed in either carry-on or checked bags.READ MORE: Orange County Inches Closer To Moving Into Red Tier Allowing More Businesses To Reopen
— AskTSA (@AskTSA) August 13, 2019
“Replica and inert explosives aren’t allowed in either carry-on or checked bags,” was the reply.MORE NEWS: Exclusive: Granada Hills Residents Fear For Their Safety, Property Values As Junk Piles In Neighbors Yard
All is not lost for “Star Wars” fans, though. The TSA is allowing passengers to bring “light sabers” and “astro-mech droids” on board.