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Pilot Bound For LA Reports Eye Injury As Laser Strikes From Ground Increase

The captain of a US Airways flight approaching LA from Phoenix suffered an eye injury from a laser strike early Wednesday morning.

CBS Los Angeles–06/19/2014

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FAA To Fine People Who Point Lasers At Aircraft

People who point powerful lasers at planes and helicopters — which can temporarily blind pilots — could face fines as high as $11,000 per violation, the head of the FAA said Wednesday.

06/01/2011

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LAX Leads Nation In Laser-Like Beams Being Pointed At Planes

It’s an area where LAX leads all other airports but it’s surely not a distinction the airport wants.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/19/2011