Tuesday at 10: Lasers in the cockpit are blinding pilots

Tuesday at 10: Lasers in the cockpit are blinding pilots

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - People shooting lasers into the cockpit of airplanes is becoming a big problem and safety concern.

It's happening at every major airport, including Memphis International Airport and regional airports across the Mid-South.

One FedEx pilot says the stats are alarming, "The stats I've got right now say 16 instances every day."

WMC Action News 5's Andy Wise breaks down the problem and how seriously these "pranks" are viewed by the FBI. Tune in to WMC Action News 5 at 10 p.m. for the special report.

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