- Associated Press - Thursday, November 5, 2015

PERE MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a pilot reported a laser pointed into his cockpit as he approached a western Michigan airport.

The Muskegon Chronicle reports (https://bit.ly/1OrVTYM ) the pilot said the green laser beam came into the cockpit Wednesday evening on his approach to the Mason County Airport in Pere Marquette Township near Ludington.

Sheriff Kim Cole says a search found nothing but the Federal Aviation Administration is expected to investigate. It’s a federal crime to point lasers at planes.

The pilot was hauling mail.


Information from: The Muskegon Chronicle, https://www.mlive.com/muskegon

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