Coast Guard jet crewmember hospitalized by laser pointer

Coast Guard jet crewmember hospitalized by laser pointer
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The crew of a Coast Guard Guardian jet was targeted by a laser while flying off Portland, Texas, during a critical phase on an instrument approach into Corpus Christi International Airport, Monday. “Whether this happened to our Coast Guard aircraft flying on a search and rescue mission, a student Navy pilot just learning to fly, or an air liner carrying a plane full of passengers,...

Coast Guard Aircrew Forced to Land After Laser Illumination

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – For the second time in less than a week, a Coast Guard MH-65C Dolphin helicopter was forced to make an precautionary landing at their hangar after someone illuminated the crew with a laser.