BOSTON - Someone shined a laser at two planes near Logan Airport early Thursday morning, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
The FAA told WBZ-TV the crews of JetBlue flights 494 and 972 "reported being illuminated by a green laser around 5:40 a.m."
No one was hurt. The FAA is trying to find out who was responsible.
"Aiming a laser at an aircraft is a serious safety hazard that puts everyone on the plane and on the ground below at risk. It is also a violation of federal law," the agency said in a statement.
On Thursday night, the crew of a helicopter landing at a Boston hospital alsoby a laser.
Anyone caught shining a laser at a plane faces fines up to $11,000 for each violation and up to $30,800 for multiple incidents.
In 2022, pilots reported 9,500 laser strikes to the FAA.
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