Police investigating laser incident in Kerikeri
Constable Rhys Dempster, Kerikeri Police:
Kerikeri Police are investigating a report that an Air New Zealand aircraft was hit by a green laser strike at Kerikeri Airport this morning around 6.10am.
The aircraft had just departed from the airport and was flying at around 1,500 feet at the time when the laser strike occurred.
Police are taking this incident seriously and are making enquiries into this incident.
Anyone who witnessed this incident or has any information that can assist our enquiries is urged to contact Kerikeri Police on 09 407 9211.