132. Liability for loss of or damage to baggage.

A carrier1 is liable for damage sustained in the event of the destruction or loss of, or of damage to, checked baggage2 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 carrier's charge3, and extends to unchecked baggage, including personal items, if the damage resulted from the carrier's fault or that of his servants or agents4. The carrier is not, however, liable if and to the extent that the damage resulted from the inherent defect, quality or