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Someone pointing lasers at planes landing at Las Vegas airport

Posted at 7:06 PM, Jun 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-07 09:44:52-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A scare near McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas overnight as officials say someone was pointing lasers at planes.

We're told crews on three separate flights reported the incident.

All flights landed safely.

Pointing a laser into a cockpit is a federal crime that carries a maximum of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.