Laser attacks on the increase

There has been a worrying increase in the number of pilots being targted by laser attacks as they fly over the capital.

The Met Police have released images of a blinding flash caused by a blue laser beam shone directly at a pilot during the Olympic Games.

But new kit is allowing the police to fight back, as Ronke Phillips now reports.


Aircraft laser attacks

The Met Police is warning of the problem of people pointing lasers at aircraft over London.