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FBI tries shooting down laser strikes with cash

The FBI, FAA and pilots are hoping cash will induce people to report incidents of handheld lasers being pointed at aircraft.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 12:24pm EST

Tags: FBI, FAA, Ron Hosko, Michael Huerta, Lee Moak, Neal Augenstein

Md. lawmakers take aim at laser-pointer aviation incidents

Hundreds of pilots nationwide reported last year that individuals on the ground were directing laser pointers at low-flying planes and helicopters.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 06:08am EST

Tags: dick uliano, Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, bwi, airport

FBI cracking down on laser pointer attacks on aircraft

The FBI is taking the threat of laser pointers being pointed at pilots seriously. So seriously they've recently launched a national initiative to crack down on the incidents.

Sunday - 10/07/2012, 11:52am EDT

Tags: aircraft