Police hunt laser lout who could have caused disaster

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AN IDIOTIC prankster is being hunted after he fired a LASER beam into the cockpit of a passenger plane as it passed over Moodiesburn.

The British Airways flight was travelling at 3,500ft at around 9.20pm on Monday, March 5 when the pilot noticed the green light.

British Airways declined to comment on the incident, but police have confirmed they are carrying out an investigation.

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