Laser pointer (CBS)

State Passes Law Against Shining Lasers At Aircraft

It’s a growing problem facing all kinds of aircraft – lasers aimed at cockpits that can leave pilots temporarily blinded. Illinois lawmakers have now made the act illegal at the state level.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011

Laser pointer (CBS)

Feds Zeroing In On Troublemakers With Lasers

Dozens of incidents have been reported of people flashing lasers into aircraft cockpits, potentially blinding pilots.


Laser At Plane

Lasers Pointed At Aircraft A Growing Problem

Lasers are being pointed at aircraft cockpits in the United States at a record number, and last year, O’Hare International Airport had the second highest number of incidents.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2011