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Local Coast Guard crews targeted by lasers

Local Coast Guard crews targeted by lasers

U.S. Coast Guard MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard is asking the public for tips or information regarding recent laser attacks aimed against rescue helicopter crews.  The latest attack occurred Tuesday evening near the Arcata-Eureka airport as an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay was conducting a practice instrument approach.  The helicopter

Laser disrupts Coast Guard flight

USCG Press Release MCKINLEYVILLE – A Coast Guard helicopter flying over Arcata was targeted by an individual with a laser Friday evening. The MH-65D Dolphin crew was returning from an operation in southern California when the incident occurred.  The laser shined directly in the eyes of both pilots and appeared to come from Janes Road