By: Ted Jeory
Published: Sun, September 29, 2013
THOUSANDS of planes coming in to land at Britain’s busiest airports are in danger of crashing because pilots are being 'blinded' by laser pen attackers.
Britain’s largest pilots’ union is so concerned by a recent spate of incidents it has issued an emergency bulletin to members advising them how to avoid being blinded and losing control of their planes.
In most cases the beams are being shone by mindless youths, but pilots and security experts worry terrorists could also use them.