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Laser injures Delta co-pilot on flight
26 April 2005

A Delta Air Lines co-pilot suffered eye injuries from a laser light while his Boeing 737 was descending into Dallas/Fort Worth through an altitude of 9000 feet. Delta Flight 476 had departed from Salt Lake City. Between 1997 and 2003 over 200 laser incidents have been reported to the FAA. Several dozen more have been reported in the last year. (The Dallas Morning News)