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Laser light strikes KHP Air Patrol Unit

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A green laser light was pointed at a KHP airplane several times

While the Kansas Highway Patrol Air Patrol Unit was assisting in the search for armed robbery suspects over the weekend, they encountered a dangerous hazard.

As they were flying over Wichita, pilots say they were blinded by a green laser from below. FOX Kansas News spoke with one of the pilots who says now the FBI is involved in the investigation.

A 29-year-old man is currently under investigation.

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