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UK: Hatfield man charged with laser pen hit on police helicopter

A 29-year-old Hatfield man was arrested for aiming a green laser at a police helicopter on November 28 2011. The laser hit occurred in Iver, a town about 20 miles west of London. The unnamed man was charged with directing or shining a light at an aircraft in flight so as to dazzle or distract the pilot. A hearing is set for December 12.

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The red “A” marks Hollow Hill Lane in Iver, site of the laser incident. The site is 4 miles northwest of Heathrow Airport.

Bucks Free Press