Saudi Passenger Jet Targeted by Laser Beam

Saudi Passenger Jet Targeted by Laser Beam (SUPPLIED)

Saudi Passenger Jet Targeted by Laser Beam (SUPPLIED)

Beam originated from area nearly seven miles east of Taif airport

A Saudi passenger aircraft on a domestic flight was targeted by a laser beam but it landed safely and no one was hurt, a newspaper said on Monday.

The pilot of the Saudia flight from the capital Riyadh to the western town of Taif was preparing to land on Sunday night when laser beams struck the plane,” Sabq Arabic language daily said.

“The captain informed Taif airport which notified authorities….the captain estimated the beam originated from an area nearly seven miles east of Taif airport…authorities are still searching that area.”

By Staff

Source: emirates247



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