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FAA probing laser incidents near N.J. airport
NEWARK, N.J. -- Federal officials will investigate reports that two Continental Airlines planes were tracked by a green laser as they flew out of Newark Liberty International Airport.
Both incidents occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Friday.
Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Jim Peters said crew members aboard Continental flights 460 and 1192 reported the laser light to air traffic control. He said the incidents occurred about 4.2 miles south of the airport.
Flight 460 was headed toward San Antonio while flight 1192 was en route to Boston, according to the Continental website.
Further details on the incidents were not disclosed.