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Old 5th Feb 2020, 07:47
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Cameron's Bodyguard

BBS is reporting that a close protection officer, accompanying David Cameron and his missus on a flight from New York to London left his 9mm Glock in the plane's toilet, causing a bit of a panic when it was found by another passenger. Worse, along with the cop's gun, David Cameron's passport was (allegedly) found in the bog with the weapon.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51383104
Oh dear!
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Old 5th Feb 2020, 09:49
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He going to get the bullet!
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There'll be no tea and biscuits when the big chat happens, that's for sure.

How naughty would it have been to pop out a round and flush it before returning the gun?
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Old 5th Feb 2020, 10:24
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Just reading the magazine?
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I think that you need to amend the title to Cameron's Ex-Bodyguard...
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Buy some holster maybe?

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Some things are indefensible.
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Old 5th Feb 2020, 15:04
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Remember when the French police lost a bomb https://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/07/w...on-flight.html
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Old 5th Feb 2020, 15:37
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One harboured hopes this was a more contemporary version of the Mess Webley.....
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Old 5th Feb 2020, 15:39
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Some things are indefensible.
Well Dave was certainly less defensible after the gun went missing!

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Old 5th Feb 2020, 18:14
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At a minimum I would have defaced (tore out pages etc.) the passport and see what happens when he gets off the plane
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Mess Webley...
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What a Prat - not the Webley.
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Old 5th Feb 2020, 20:15
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Didn't Dave leave one of his kids in a pub? IIRC he left his briefcase on a train too.
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Old 5th Feb 2020, 21:52
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Well, for sure he has lost his job, it is inconceivable he could continue after this whatever the circumstances.

I'd hate to think what his reaction would have been after realizing his mistake, oh sh*t would have been most apt I'd imagine.
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Old 6th Feb 2020, 00:18
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I was trusted to carry my own passport from when I was about 16 years old.
Surely an ex PM is able to look after his own documents.
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I was trusted to carry my own passport from when I was about 16 years old.
Surely an ex PM is able to look after his own documents.
Not this one. See post 14 above!
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Old 6th Feb 2020, 00:29
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I would probably have tried to cover up the bloke's mistake. Soft hearted, me-ee. How many would do likewise?


I had a .4 Glock. I wouldn't want it going off in an aircraft I was in. I had a Browning Hi Power 9mm, and it erm, penetrated, an 18" high pile of Playboy magazines. I can just imagine electrical and hydraulic systems after a loose round went through a sensitive area.
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Oh no! All those centrefolds.......
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I don't know what's worse, you had a large pile of Playboys or you measured them...
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