296 Blinded by a Laser Beam: How a Pilot Fought for Justice + GA News

Join Max Trescott as he delves into an astonishing real-life story with Jonathan Fay, who was struck by a laser while flying, and against all odds, tracked down the perpetrator. The criminal used a powerful industrial laser to target his aircraft and immediately afterwards, Jonathan could not see any of his instruments. He did succeed in landing, though he had eye damage that lasted for several weeks. Tune in to discover the gripping details of how Jonathan leveraged the vast tools of the internet to unmask the identity of the laser-wielding perpetrator.

An arrest was made, and last week the man pled guilty. This is a remarkable story of resilience, investigation, and ultimately, justice served. Don’t miss this riveting episode!

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