FBI offers reward in cockpit laser incidents

Officials told News 12 that the lasers can

Officials told News 12 that the lasers can cause what they call 'flash blindness' which could have deadly effects. (February 11, 2014 6:38 PM)

FBI officials have introduced a rewards program in an effort to help catch those responsible for shining lasers at aircraft in flight.

Officials told News 12 that the lasers can cause what they call 'flash blindness' which could have deadly effects.

Federal officials say 99 laser incidents were reported in New York in 2013. There were 71 incidents in 2012.

The FBI announced a regional...

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