|PSNI Air Support said on their Twitter account that the incident happened while they were supporting officers in Newry|
Shortly after Julian Bray Aviation Expert was in a studio discussion on BBC ULSTER, taking about Lasers, and the problem of Lasers being shone at aircraft; by co-incidence a man has been arrested after a laser was shone at a police helicopter in Newry, County Down.
BBC News reports the incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.
In a tweet, PSNI Air Support said the incident had happened while the helicopter was supporting police officers in the area.
Earlier this month, the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA), called for laser pointers to be classed as "offensive weapons" after a pilot was injured by a beam, shortly after taking off from Heathrow to New York.
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