Laser Pointers

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Feds: Laser-Pointing Incidents Double Last Year

Federal officials say incidents in which lasers have been pointed at planes nearly doubled last year, with Los Angeles and Chicago recording the most incidents.

01/19/2011

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Laser Pointers Forcing Coast Guard Pilots To Land

Two Coast Guard helicopters have been forced to land in the past week after the pilots were flashed with laser pointers.

08/29/2010