Georgia Man Sentenced To Prison For Pointing Lasers At Aircraft

Man Pleads Guilty To Three Separate Incidents, FAA and FBI Investigation A Rincon, GA man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after Aiming A Laser Pointer at an Aircraft and pleading guilty. After the sentence is served, Roger Floyd Hendricks, 48, will serve three years of supervised release. In February 2020, the FBI and FAA began investigating three incidents that took place separately. The incidents were described as green laser strikes on airplanes that were heading into Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport. One of the pilots involved was able to help them find the origin of the strike. When questioned and identified, Hendricks pleaded guilty on May 3, 2021.

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