A loaded handgun was confiscated from a passenger at Nashville International Airport Tuesday morning.
A Taurus 9mm was detected in a carry-on bag at a TSA checkpoint.
TSA agents alerted airport police, who took the bag and escorted the passenger away from the checkpoint.
This is the 33rd firearm found so far this year at a TSA checkpoint.
A total of 86 firearms were found at the airport last year.