Investigation launched in laser pen incident

Investigation launched in laser pen incident

Investigation launched in laser pen incident

First published in Tewkesbury

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched into an incident in which a green laser pen was pointed at a plane flying over Malvern last month.

Police were called on Saturday, March 22 by air traffic controllers in Hampshire following reports an Air Hamburg flight at 17,000ft flying towards Birmingham International Airport was targeted by a laser pen three times at about 7.30pm that evening.

The details have been passed to the Civil Aviation Authority, which is investigating.

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