Laser Pointer Aimed At Cockpit of Descending Plane at Juneau Airport

Juneau, AK (KINY)-Juneau had an incident during this last week where someone pointed a high powered laser pointer at the cockpit of an aircraft.

The City and Borough of Juneau sent out a press release today indicating the incident had happened and was being investigated as a federal offense.  Airport manager Patty Wahto says that this behavior can blind a pilot and endanger everyone on the aircraft.Pointing lasers at aircraft is a federal offense; local incident being investigated


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