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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.

02/17/2011

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