The cockpit of a Sun Country Boeing 737 was hit by a laser beam while landing at JFK Airport last Tuesday night.
‘According to reports, a laser beam was pointed into the cockpit of Sun Country Airlines Flight 8800 at about 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The flight, which had departed from Reykjavik, Iceland, had planned a layover at JFK on its way to Minneapolis.
The plane, a Boeing 737-800, landed at JFK at 8:36 p.m. Tuesday, according to Newsday. Cockpit flight staff reported being hit with the laser, but nobody on the flight required medical treatment.’
The FAA and the FBI are investigating the incidents, but so far have no one in custody.
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