Man Cited in Laser Incident on Plane

State troopers tracked flashes of light to Richardson driveway

Friday, Feb 3, 2012  |  Updated 12:21 AM CDT
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Pilot Closed Eye During Laser Incident to Protect Eyesight

Laser incidents have been on the rise in North Texas, but few people are ever caught.

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Pilots Report More Laser Attacks in North Texas

Pilots are reporting more laser attacks in the skies above above North Texas.

Pilot Closed Eye During Laser Incident to Protect Eyesight

A CareFlite helicopter pilot who was targeted by a laser says he was worried he would be blinded.
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Richardson police on Friday cited an 18-year-old man who alleged pointed a laser at a plane.

State troopers used a plane to track the flashes of light to a driveway in Richardson.

Laser incidents have been on the rise in North Texas, but few people are ever caught. The 18-year-old would be the second person in North Texas to be accused of flashing a laser at a plane.

In June, Sammy Ladymon, of Garland, was arrested and charged with interfering with an aircraft.

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