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Laser pointed at plane

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

Police looking for the person who pointed a laser light at an inbound plane preparing to land at the Burlington International Airport.

According to state police, the laser light was shined into the cockpit of a commercial aircraft just before midnight on Friday. A pilot told police that the incident occurred while the aircraft was flying over the town of Richmond. The pilot said the light came from a vehicle which was driving on a road to the south of Interstate 89. Shining a laser light into the cockpit of an aircraft is a violation of federal law. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact officials from the FAA or the Vermont State Police.

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