An Israeli passenger said he unwittingly carried a gun in his hand luggage aboard an El Al flight. Haim Zilberstein said it was only after he landed in New York from Israel last week and arrived at his hotel that he realized what he had done. Meanwhile, Israeli airport officials are trying to determine how their extensive security checks failed to find the weapon.
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