Author Topic: Laser has hit 11 planes in one hour while landing at Seattle-Tacoma  (Read 1782 times)

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(Penalties should be more severe IMO)

No injuries were reported and all the planes landed without incident, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a news release.
Crews on Alaska Airlines, Southwest, Horizon and Delta flights reported cockpit laser hits between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Pacific time, the FAA said.
The FAA and local law enforcement are investigating, the agency said.

The agency said 9,723 pilots reported laser strikes in 2021, a record. The agency issued $120,000 in fines for shining lasers at pilots in 2021.
Violators can be fined up to $11,000 per offense, the release said. They also can face criminal charges.