Laser pointed at cockpit of plane over North Fork

The United Airlines jet was headed from Newark to Rhode Island when green laser light filled the cockpit over Mattituck.

The United Airlines jet was headed from Newark to Rhode Island when green laser light filled the cockpit over Mattituck.

The United Airlines jet was headed from Newark to Rhode Island when green laser light filled the cockpit over Mattituck. (2/3/16)

MATTITUCK - Officials are investigating after they say a person pointed a laser into a plane's cockpit over the North Fork of Long Island. 

The United Airlines jet was headed from Newark, New Jersey to Rhode Island when green laser light filled the cockpit over Mattituck.

The pilots say it happened around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

 Anyone with information should can call State Police at 631-756-3300

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