Three flights approaching Houston’s Hobby Airport and one at Houston’s George W. Bush Airport were struck by lasers from high-intensity laser pointers on Sunday evening, making them among some of the first group of reported incidents in 2015, according to a report from KHOU, a local TV station.
The Federal Aviation Administration did not immediately respond to Ars’ request for comment.
“We do not have any information on this specific flight,” Thais Conway, a Southwest Airlines spokesman, told Ars. “In general, we work alongside the appropriate authorities to investigate these types of situations when they do occur. The Safety of our customers and employees is our number one priority and we take these events very seriously.”
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