The coffin, wrapped in plastic and packing tape, was removed from the jet after the rest of the passengers' baggage on a small yellow vehicle with a conveyor belt.
While his Socialist buddies rally around him and predict a huge turnout for the funeral, the minority government has barred him from being buried on the Avenue of Heroes, so Slobodan will be buried in his home town in the family backyard. Feelings run strong in Serbia, either you love Slobo or you detest him. Saturday's funeral should be informative on whether Serbia will hold together or fall into at least political factional fighting. If it escalates into actual violence, then I bet there will be many who will wish JAT had lost this particular piece of luggage.