Airplane on Final Approach to LaGuardia Airport Struck by Laser, Officials Say
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: June 21 2017
Laser may have come from the Plainview or Old Bethpage area; flight continued without further incident and landed safely.
NCPD reports an Unusual Incident that occurred on Wednesday, June 21, in the Plainview/Old Bethpage area.
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Plainview, NY - June 21, 2017 - The Nassau County Police Department reports an Unusual Incident that occurred on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 12:02 am in the Plainview/Old Bethpage area.
Nassau County Police Department received a call from the New York Air Traffic Controller about Delta Flight 737 which was flying westbound at approximately 3000 feet, 4 miles northwest of Republic Airport, Farmingdale.
While on its final approach to LaGuardia Airport the airplane was struck several times by a green laser off the right side which may have come from the Plainview or Old Bethpage area.
The flight continued to LaGuardia Airport without further incident and landed safely.