simulation of a pilot being shone with a laser
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How dangerous are laser pointers to pilots?

The British Airline Pilots Association wants laser pointers to be banned after a flight was forced to turn back when one was shone into the cockpit.

The Virgin Airways plane returned to Heathrow airport after the pilot reported a "medical issue" that meant he could not continue the journey to New York.

  • 15 Feb 2016
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