Laser at airplane

Sea-Tac Airport: laser-loser locked-up

Someone has been pointing lasers at airplanes landing at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, distracting pilots and creating some really dangerous situations.

Not anymore.

Tonight, the Port of Seattle Police sent out a message confirming that yesterday, March 6th,  a 24-year old was arrested for suspicion of Unlawful Discharge of a Laser – 1st Degree, a Class “C” felony.


What’s with the laser at Sea-Tac Airport?

I’m due to fly home to Seattle tonight after testing out Alaska Airline’s Wi-Fi equipped “WI FI ONE” plane and wondering if I have to worry about our plane getting lasered on the way in.

According to  the Seattle Times newspaper, the pilots of four planes reported seeing a bright laser light Wednesday night as they headed to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The planes landed safely, but everyone is understandably concerned because those lights are very distracting to pilots.

This isn’t the first time lasers have been focused on airplanes here.  According to the newspaper a dozen planes were targeted on February 22 and the pilots of another plane reported seeing a green laser last Sunday night.

Cut that out!