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US: Multiple laser strikes over Oakland

Seven incidents of lasers being pointed at aircraft landing at Oakland International Airport were reported within a few days in mid-December 2017. The laser strikes appeared to be targeting small private planes. Authorities are searching for the source.

Separately in Oakland, a green laser was aimed at a California Highway Patrol helicopter flying over a car “sideshow” on December 17 2017 (story here).

2017-12-17 laser aimed at police helicopter Oakland
Video from the CHP helicopter shows a suspect repeatedly and deliberately aiming the laser

From CBS SF Bay Area and NBC Bay Area