Three laser strikes hit planes arriving and departing from Sea-Tac airport last week

Aiming a laser at an aircraft can incapacitate a pilot, putting everyone on the plane in danger.

SEATAC, Wash. — There were three laser strikes reported at Seattle Tacoma International Airport last week, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). 

A laser strike can incapacitate a pilot, putting everyone on board the plane in danger. 

Three Boeing 737 flight crews reported being illuminated by a laser in the Seattle area last week. 

The flight crews of Delta flight 2076 and Alaska Airlines flight 366 both reported being illuminated by a green laser at an altitude of about 1,800 feet while approaching Sea-Tac airport

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