The Nassau County Police Department reports an Unusual Incident that occurred on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 12:02 am in the Plainview/Old Bethpage area.
Nassau County Police Department received a call from the New York Air Traffic Controller about Delta Flight 737 which was flying westbound at approximately 3000 feet, 4 miles northwest of Republic Airport, Farmingdale. While on its final approach to LaGuardia Airport the airplane was struck several times by a green laser off the right side which may have come from the Plainview or Old Bethpage area. The flight continued to LaGuardia Airport without further incident and landed safely.
Details by: Public Information Office 06/21/17/0237/7945
It should be noted that the plane in the above incident was a Delta 737, flight # 2294 and was on its way to Kennedy airport not LaGuardia.
Details by: Public Information Office 06/21/17/1009/8348