Alaska B739 near Bakersfield on Feb 1st 2015, laser beam injures pilot

Last Update: February 2, 2015 / 17:31:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2015

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AS-249

Aircraft Registration
N431AS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration N431AS performing flight AS-249 from San Diego,CA to Portland,OR (USA), was enroute at FL360 near Bakersfield,CA (USA) at about 02:40Z (Feb 2nd) when the aircraft was hit by a green laser beam causing an eye injury to one of the pilots. The aircraft continued to Portland for a safe landing about 110 minutes later.

The FAA reported a flight crew member received an unknown eye injury when a green laser beam hit the aircraft, flight AS-249, near Bakersfield,CA at 02:40Z (Feb 2nd).
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N431AS
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-990ER
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B739
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2015

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AS-249

Aircraft Registration
N431AS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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