Laser Strikes on Aircraft on Record Pace

It starts as a bright, narrow beam of green light at ground level, but by the time it gets to the cockpit, the small laser pointer explodes into a blinding bright flash. Such laser strikes are a genuine hazard for pilots like Solomon Loop, who flies the news helicopter for ABC station KGO-TV in San Francisco. "You might think it's funny, you might think it's fun, but it's extremely dangerous," Loop said. He saw his cockpit light up two weeks ago and trained his copter camera on two men...Full Story
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