Man sent to prison for pointing laser...

Man sent to prison for pointing laser at airplane

There are 1 comment on the Examiner.com story from Nov 9, 2012, titled Man sent to prison for pointing laser at airplane. In it, Examiner.com reports that:

Over the past few years the number of commercial airliners reporting incidents of "laser illumination" events, where someone on the ground points a laser beam at the aircraft, has increased steadly.

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Donkey Estonkey

Hampton, VA

#1 Nov 9, 2012
Frankly, don't know enough about the science to have an informed opinion...
If those little hand lasers can compromise a pilot flying an airplane with several hundred passengers, then perhaps they should be outlawed.
Seems kind of weird that a 12.00 doodad you can buy anywhere will get you thrown into prison if you point it at the sky...
But again, I really don't know shit about these little stocking stuffers...

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