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.

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Aircraft laser attacks

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