Laser incident forces Coast Guard aircrew to make emergency landing during search and rescue case

Laser incident forces Coast Guard aircrew to make emergency landing during search and rescue case
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston, S.C., was forced to land abruptly while searching for a possible boater in distress Monday night due to laser lights being shined into the cockpit of the helicopter from shore. The life-threatening incident is not the first of its kind for Coast Guard aircrews, and puts the lives of the pilots, crew,...