CAF pilot aborts flight after laser shone in cockpit in Greenwood

A Canadian Armed Forces pilot aborted a flight last night at CFB Greenwood after to a laser was shone into the cockpit.

The RCMP say the CC-130 Hercules was on the taxiway just before 9 p.m. when the laser incident occurred.

Witnesses reported the laser came from the area south of the base, but the RCMP did not locate a suspect.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Kingston RCMP or Crime Stoppers.