Man Arrested for Pointing Laser Beam at Pilots' Eyes

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A man has been arrested and charged with using a laser beam to try to dazzle pilots at Paris Olry, France's second busiest airport.

According to Reuters, the airport's control tower received complaints from three pilots, including crew of Air France and EasyJet flights.

Aviation authorities contacted police, and the man was taken into custody. He was reportedly caught in the act, with laser beam.

Officials say there have been a growing number of such incidents.

An Air France spokeswoman says its pilot was never in any difficulty.



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