Reports Of Laser Lights Being Directed Towards Aircraft In The Area

Peterborough Police have been made aware of incidents of laser lights being directed towards aircraft in the Peterborough area.

Police remind the public that pointing laser lights/bright lights at any aircraft is illegal, dangerous and irresponsible. It is also a Federal offence.

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Pointing a laser at an aircraft puts the pilot, crew, passengers and people on the ground at serious risk. It can cause a major aircraft accident by:

-> distracting the pilot
-> creating glare that affects the pilot’s vision
-> temporarily blinding the pilot

Watch this PSA video posted to the Peterborough Police Facebook page to learn more...

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