FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A plane landed safely after it was struck several times by a green laser during its final approach to Kennedy Airport.
Nassau County police received a call from New York air traffic controllers about the strikes early Wednesday morning.READ MORE: Caught On Video: Carmine's Hostess Attacked After Asking Tourists For Proof Of Vaccination
Police said Delta Flight 2294 from Las Vegas was approximately four miles northwest of Republic Airport in Farmingdale when the strikes occurred at 12:02 a.m.
Police believe the laser may have come from the Plainview or Old Bethpage area.READ MORE: Body Cam Video Shows Aftermath Of Argument Between Gabby Petito, Fiancé Weeks Before Her Last Call To Family
Delta spokeswoman Kate Modolo said the airline is investigating.
So far no arrests have been made.MORE NEWS: Parents, Students Disappointed By Sudden Closure Of Elementary School In Westchester County Due To Lack Of Safety Inspections
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