What is the most damaging or potentially damaging situation you've faced, flying with an instrument?

I've never had trouble, flying with my instrument:
162 votes 56%

I've been asked to place instrument in cargo, but did not have to do so:
76 votes 26%

I've been forced to place my instrument in cargo:
33 votes 11%

My instrument has been damaged in flight:
14 votes 5%

My instrument has been confiscated by airport security:
3 votes 1%

(Poll closed: 288 votes)