laser pointers http://wfpl.org en Authorities: Laser Pointers Can Blind Pilots, Cause Disaster http://wfpl.org/post/authorities-laser-pointers-can-blind-pilots-cause-disaster <p>Louisville Metro Police and the FBI are warning people of the consequences of <a href="http://www.laserpointersafety.com/laser-hazards_aircraft/laser-hazards_aircraft.html">aiming laser pointers at aircraft</a>.</p><p></p><p>Officials say a series of recent local incidents, often intended as pranks, has raised new concerns about the risks to commercial and police aircraft.</p><p></p><p>Officer Carey Hirtzell was circling an LMPD helicopter above an investigation scene last weekend when someone pointed a green laser at the aircraft.</p><p></p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 17:03:10 +0000 Rick Howlett 2138 at http://wfpl.org Authorities: Laser Pointers Can Blind Pilots, Cause Disaster