Green laser illuminates cockpit, blinds pilots on UPS flight from Pittsburgh

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  1. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    Green laser illuminates cockpit, blinds pilots on UPS flight from Pittsburgh - WTAE

    Philadelphia-bound plane was over Altoona when laser illuminated cockpit

    Federal investigators will try to determine who shined a laser that temporarily blinded the pilots of a United Parcel Service flight from Pittsburgh on Tuesday night.

    The pilots were treated for their injuries at a suburban Philadelphia hospital.

    The FAA is investigating.
     
  2. browntroll

    browntroll Active Member

    i heard they were trying to ban these for a while because ppl were flashing them at airplanes but i hadnt seen a
    news article till now. i saw a few youtube vids on these and they are powerful.