SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The FBI, in coordination with the United States Air Force, announced a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of the suspects responsible for a laser strike on an aircraft approaching the Savannah Air National Guard Base on March 9.
Officials say that evening, a United States Air Force aircraft was struck by a high-powered laser for about one minute.
Investigators say the laser caused temporary eye damage to a member of the flight crew and put the entire crew at risk.
Investigators believe the laser strike originated from an area northeast of Vidalia. (See maps below)