Laser pen danger warning after helicopter pilot targeted over Manton


POLICE have warned against the danger of laser pens after a helicopter pilot was injured in the skies over Manton on Sunday 11th November.

Officers were called to scene around 8.40pm after reports a laser pen had been shone in the pilot’s eye.

A force spokesman said: “The pilot suffered adverse effects to his vision in one eye but no lasting damage.”

“Thankfully he was able to land the helicopter safely.”

Anyone with with any information is asked to call Notts Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.