106. Liability for loss of or damage to baggage.

The carrier1 is liable for damage sustained in case of destruction or loss of, or of damage to, checked baggage upon condition only that the event which caused the destruction, loss or damage took place on board the aircraft or during any period within which the checked baggage was in the charge2 of the carrier3. However, the carrier is not liable if and to the extent that the damage resulted from the inherent defect, quality or vice of the baggage4. In the case of unchecked baggage, including personal items, the carrier is liable if the damage resulted from its