Update: 12:30PM MEMBERS of the public have been warned against directing laser pointers at aircraft.
Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said two such incidents were
brought to their attention by the Civil
Aviation Authority of Fiji.
Both cases involved deliberate and improper use of laser
pointers in the vicinity of airports.
were being directed towards aircraft on critical phases of flight such as
take-off, approach and landing," she said.
of the public are forewarned that pointing laser lights towards aircraft on
approach to land or departing from an airport could blind pilots and endanger
the aircraft and passengers on board."