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Lake County releases public warning against the aiming of laser pointers at airplanes and helicopters
Chicago, USA - Following a case occurred to an aircraft of the County Sheriff
On Monday, Lake County has issued a public warning against the aim of laser pointers against aircraft, which can distract aircraft pilots and cause them a temporary blindness. The decision was taken after the occurrence happened, the previous Thursday, to one local sheriff's helicopter that was patrolling an area not far from the international airport of Gary-Chicago: a pointer with a red light...
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