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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