Virgin Atlantic Flight Forced To Turn Around By Laser

LONDON — A Virgin Atlantic flight to New York has been forced to return to London after a green laser was shone into the cockpit. The crew of VS25, an Airbus A340-600 heading for New York’s John F. Kennedy airport, reported the shining of a laser into the cockpit a few minutes after take-off from...

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