BALTIMORE (WJZ) –Planes from across the country are continuing to be hit with laser beams and it’s prompting officials to question why the dangerous trend is picking up across the country. 271 more words
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BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Hazard in the sky. Eleven commercial airlines said they were hit with laser beams while flying over the East Coast.
WJZ’s Tracy Leong… 248 more words
That “weak” light originating from the ground not only reaches the cockpit of planes, it’s also magnified considerably by their Plexiglas windows.
The pilot’s field of vision is compromised as the light comes in bursts, a strobe effect the FBI has compared to setting off a camera flash in a dark room. 22 more words
MARTINSBURG, Pa. (KDKA/AP) – Police are looking for whoever shined a laser into the cockpit of a UPS plane flying over western Pennsylvania, temporarily blinding the pilots. 240 more words