Laser pointed into cockpit of plane landing at Ford Int’l Airport

Posted at 7:57 AM, Sep 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-29 07:57:00-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Authorities are trying to find the person responsible for pointing a laser at a plane landing at Gerald R. Ford International Airport on Tuesday morning.

According to airport spokesperson, Tara Hernandez, someone pointed a laser into the cockpit of a non-commercial flight while it was in the process of landing.

Airport authorities and the Kent County Sheriff’s Office attempted to locate a suspect, but had no luck.  The laser pointer had no impact on the plane’s landing.