Danger in the skies. The FBI cracks down on people who shine laser pointers at planes, blinding pilots midair. The agency is offering $10,000 rewards nationwide for anyone who reports a laser attack.
New data from aviation officials indicates more pilots are reporting seeing bright laser beams while flying.
Laser pointers shined into the eyes of pilots in the air. The Feds are pushing for stiff new penalties against laser strikes. A WJZ investigation brought the problem to light here in Maryland.
Tough new laws to punish those who direct laser pointers at aircraft are failing to stop the dangerous practice.