The incident occurred on September 6 just after midnight as Air2, being operated by a pilot and tactical flight officer, was assisting officers on the ground with a suspected impaired driver in the area of Brimley Road and Denison Street. @Telegraph: The first official in-flight call took place on an @Emirates service between #Dubai and Casablanca in 2008. In its statement about the charges, York Regional Police notes Health Canada warns that a split-second look into a laser pointer can result in a condition called flash blindness; and that the consequences can be very serious for a pilot in control of an aircraft flying over populated areas.

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YORK REGIONAL POLICE ***** York Regional Police has laid charges after the police helicopter Air2 was hit with laser strikes in the City of Markham. The 49-year-old driver has been charged with impaired operation, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and fail to remain. You have activated your account, please feel free to browse our exclusive contests, videos and content. Please confirm the information below before signing up. Sorry we could not verify that email address. ATW: HAWCS receives H125, Air Canada deal for Transat, Airbus A320 MSN10,000 milestone, ATW: Boom XB-1 roll-out, Learjet 75 Liberty enters service, Nolinor and the Alouettes, ATW: RCAF Kingfisher, GE9X certification, Bell APT 70 demo, Transport Canada levies first fines for refusal to wear masks during flight, ATW: DA50 RG certified, Airbus X3 anniversary, and Flying-V model takes flight. A Richmond Hill man is facing impaired driving charges after allegedly crashing a vehicle into a hydro box and fleeing the scene of the collision, York regional police say. Annual Revenue.