The "Dumbest Person Today" Award goes to the flight attendant who brought her gun to the airport…

Although the Republic Airlines flight attendant did have a permit to carry a handgun, she forgot to remove the weapon from her purse before heading to work at Philadelphia International Airport on Sunday.

Going through routine security checks, she placed her bag on the X-ray machine conveyor belt around 6:30 a.m., the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. TSA officers noticed the weapon (luckily) and soon alerted police.

An officer, whose name has not been released, tried to remove the gun’s ammunition — you know, to make things safe. Instead, the officer accidentally fired the gun.

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