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Christmas Laser Light FX Put Flights At Risk, FAA Warns

File this one under, ‘I can’t believe we need to say this, again.’ Don’t aim lasers at the skies—no matter how festive!

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Alitalia Reports Laser Strike on Pontiff’s Plane

Alitalia has issued a statement of an incident of laser interference with flight crew on the aircraft carrying Pope Francis during his mission to Mexico.

Crew on flight AZ4000 reported on Friday 12 February, that during the landing phase of flight at Mexico City Airport, they were flashed by a laser light pointed at the aircraft. The Airbus A330 was transporting the Pontiff Havana to Mexico City.