Like many people who drink a lot of alcohol, 36-year-old Norwegian tourist Oysten Soora became quite sleepy in his inebriated state. Except that unlike most people, homie was at the largest airport in Italy.
36-year-old Oysten Soora, who arrived at Rome's Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport with a beer in hand and hopped the check-in counter when no attendant could be found, decided to take a nap on the baggage belt and was ultimately picked up by an X-ray scanner after being conveyed across some 160 feet.
According to one official, this sort of thing happens all the time, and a fail-safe was put in place 10 years ago after a similar incident involving a homeless man. “There's usually an episode like this once a year and we are alert,” the official is quoted as saying.
Considering the one Italian person I know “doesn't believe in red lights,” the lack of concern here isn't that surprising.