14-Mar-2011 12:53 PM

Birmingham Airport suffers most laser attacks in UK

UK's Birmingham Airport has topped a nation-wide list for laser attacks on passenger aircraft (Coventry Telegraph, 11-Mar-2011). There were 109 recorded incidents in which laser devices were aimed into aircraft cockpits approaching or leaving the airport in 2010, according to UK Civil Aviation Authority statistics. Manchester Airport was second with 93 incidents.