The "quite dangerous blind action" lasted about 40 seconds. However, the pilot was not injured as a result, so that there was no danger to the passengers either. The police are now looking for witnesses to the incident and have started investigations into dangerous interference with air traffic.
Bavaria: pilot blinded with laser pointer
Plößberg (dpa / lby) - The pilot of a passenger plane was blinded by a green laser pointer light over the Upper Palatinate.