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Airline highlights laser dangers

Green laser
Green laser are being beamed at planes landing in Edinburgh

An airline has warned people who point green lasers at planes that it is "an extremely dangerous act".

Easyjet spoke out following the latest incident as a plane came in to land at Edinburgh Airport.

The Easyjet aircraft was flying from Belfast when its captain reported a green laser being shone at his plane from Livingston on Monday at 2240 GMT.

An Easyjet spokesman said: "We are aware of previous incidents. These are extremely dangerous acts."

It is understood the problem predominantly occurs for planes at Edinburgh Airport.

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