June 13, 2018 Reports Of Laser Lights Being Directed Towards Aircraft In The Area June 13, 2018/ PTBOCANADA 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. 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 pilotWatch this PSA video posted to the Peterborough Police Facebook page to learn more...Engage with us on social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign up for PTBOBuzz newsletter here. Watch our PTBOCanada Love video here.