On Thursday, officials with the Federal Aviation Administration announced that there were 11 separate reported incidents of “laser strikes”—handheld lasers fired into the cockpits of aircraft—as commercial flights flew over New Jersey, according to CNN.
The FAA did not immediately respond to Ars’ request for comment.
Roughly half of the Wednesday night reports came from near Newark Liberty International Airport. However, a few other laser stikes happened elsewhere across the Garden State: down near the Pennsylvania border and out to Ocean City, along the coast.
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