Frontier A319 near Las Vegas on May 18th 2015, laser beam injures pilot

Last Update: May 19, 2015 / 15:04:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 18, 2015

Classification
Accident

Flight number
F9-1119

Aircraft Registration
N935FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N935FR performing flight F9-1119 from Cincinnati,OH to Las Vegas,NV (USA), was on final approach to Las Vegas' runway 25L about 6nm before touchdown descending through about 3800 feet MSL when a green laser beam illuminated the cockpit. The crew continued for a safe landing on runway 25L about 4 minutes later.

The FAA reported that one of the pilots received an eye injury and repeated that report in their daily preview the following day (despite contradiction by the airline on the day of occurrence).

The airline reported on May 18th, that no pilot received injuries, both pilots went to their hotels after the flight and did not need medical assistance.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 18, 2015

Classification
Accident

Flight number
F9-1119

Aircraft Registration
N935FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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