Consumer lasers become real worry for US pilots

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Incidents involving consumer level lasers being pointed at aircraft flying over the U.S. are up significantly in the past few years.

Piloting a plane is not easy, as we all know. It is a job that requires lots of training and demands a lot of skill.
Now it seems, more and more, those in the cockpit of these aircraft have one more thing to increasingly worry about. And that worry is, surprising to many it’s almost certain, lasers.

CCTV’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports from Denver.

Consumer lasers become real worry for US pilots

Incidents involving consumer level lasers being pointed at aircraft flying over the U.S. are up significantly in the past few years. Piloting a plane is not easy, as we all know. It is a job that requires lots of training and demands a lot of skill. Now it seems, more and more, those in the cockpit of these aircraft have one more thing to increasingly worry about. And that worry is, surprising to many it's almost certain, lasers. CCTV's Hendrik Sybrandy reports from Denver.