Laser light aimed at Boston medical helicopter

The light flashed into the cockpit, endangering the pilot who was transporting a patient


BOSTON — A laser light was aimed at a medical helicopter flying to a Boston hospital early Wednesday morning.

The Boston MedFlight was bringing a patient to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center around 2:30 a.m. when a green laser was flashed into the helicopter’s cockpit, according to police.

“The laser appeared to be coming from the area of Storrow Drive, possibly from near the area of the brownstones across from the Esplanade,” State Police said in a statement to WBZ-TV.

Read full story: Laser Light Aimed At Boston MedFlight Helicopter Cockpit

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