JetBlue Pilot Says Someone Aimed Laser Into His Cockpit

The pilot of a JetBlue flight heading from Portland, Maine, to JFK Airport in NYC on Saturday night says that a yet-unexplained green laser penetrated the window of the plane’s cockpit as he prepared to land.

It was around 7:45 p.m. on Saturday when the pilot says he noticed a bright green beam coming through the window. He claims it was so bright he had to use a sun visor to block it out.

The pilot says the light appeared to be coming from along the beaches near JFK and that it seemed like the laser was being pointed at the plane. He was able to land the flight without problem and the incident is being investigated by Port Authority Police.

Laser beam penetrates cockpit, pilot says [WABC]