Aiming a laser at an aircraft is a serious safety risk and violates federal law. Many high-powered lasers can completely incapacitate pilots who are trying to fly safely to their destinations and may be carrying hundreds of passengers.
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To minimize risk to pilots and crew, it is essential that everyone report laser incidents as soon as possible.