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Title:[NEWS] Jetstar Plane Targeted by Laser Light
Post 1 [NEWS] Jetstar Plane Targeted by Laser Light Jan 16,11 10:59 PM

News web:http://en.carnoc.com/list/12/12821.html
Source:ABC News
Subject Concerned:Airlines   

The pilot of a Jetstar plane has reported seeing a laser light pointed at the aircraft as it descended over Lake Macquarie to land at Newcastle Airport overnight.

Newcastle air traffic control contacted police about the incident, which happened about 9:15pm (AEDT).

Lake Macquarie Duty Officer, Inspector Bruce McGregor, says the pilot saw the light coming from the western side of Lake Macquarie.

"It's been reported this light was tracking the aircraft for approximately 10 kilometres," he said.

"Williamtown Air Traffic Control reported the incident to Newcastle Police.

"Police are viewing this as a serious incident, and if anyone has any information about this, we would welcome them to contact us through Crime Stoppers.

"It could have serious consequences and we would strongly advise those people that are involved to desist from this practice."
Post 2 Re:[NEWS] Jetstar Plane Targeted by Laser Light 2011-01-16 22:59:44.0
I couldn't believe why the hell on earth there would always be some people stupid enough to do such things...
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