A first officer on an Allegiant Air commercial flight has likely become the first reported victim of a laser strike against an aircraft in 2015.
The plane flew from Los Angeles to Medford, Oregon on January 1, 2015, and the incident happened while it was passing over the Siskiyou Pass in southern Oregon. Local media reported that after landing, the unnamed officer was taken to a local Oregon doctor to be cleared to fly.
Allegiant Air did not immediately respond to Ars’ request for comment.
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