‘Laser Incident’ Forces Jet To Return To London

‘Laser Incident’ Forces Jet To Return To London

One of the pilots reported a “medical issue” after a laser was shone into the cockpit about six miles from Heathrow.

A Virgin Atlantic flight to New York has been forced to return to Heathrow Airport after a laser beam was pointed at the plane – prompting urgent action in the cockpit.

Audio of the plane’s exchange with air traffic control describes one of the pilots having a “medical issue” following the incident, which occurred “six or seven miles” read more

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