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Cleanup at LAX runway turns into treasure hunt of sorts

April 28, 2010 |  1:06 pm

An airplane fuel cap, below, was picked up by a magnetic sweeper working along the runway.

So-called foreign object debris is anything that potentially can impair an aircraft's ability to fly. It can be as small as coins or as large as vehicle parts.

-- Photos by Irfan Khan

Seem more photos of the runway cleanup here.