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Avid traveler has decided to bring in a liter of vodka through the customs control in his own stomach

December 13 2007

Resident of Germany needed urgent medical attention after he drank off a liter bottle of vodka.

The incident occurred in the area of customs control Nuremberg Airport. 64-year-old German citizen, whose name was not disclosed, returned home to Dresden after the holiday in Egypt. In Nuremberg, he had to change trains.

When customs officers found in his luggage a bottle of vodka, they offered to throw a passenger or drink, or pay an additional fee and pass your hand luggage in the baggage, as the EU, USA and many other countries around the world for over a year there are new baggage liquids in the cabin . In particular, alcohol is allowed carry on board in hand luggage only if he bought in duty free shops and is packed in special packages, which are open during the flight is strictly prohibited.

A passenger of the proposed two options to choose the third - not departing from the reception of customs control, and drank the contents of the bottle. After an elderly resident of Germany, quickly lost its ability to stand, speak and perform any other deliberate action. Fearing for the health of men, the customs officers summoned an ambulance team that took him to a hospital in Nuremberg. Currently, the health of men is not in danger and he can go home in the next few days.

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