What happens on the tarmac when there's a shortage of baggage handlers

Whether or not the car in the background means this is a United flight, I bet this happens fairly often on many airlines.

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Man checks single can of beer on flight

A fellow traveling from Melbourne to Perth, Australia checked a single can of Emu Export lager. He was surprised when it popped out on the the conveyor belt at baggage claim.

“My mate works at the airport and we hatched the plan as a laugh — I half didn’t expect it to come out the other end,” he said.

“But when it did it was sent out well in front of all the other luggage, so the baggage handlers obviously appreciated it.”

(News.com.au)

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