An American Airlines Boeing 757 pilot was the target of a laser illumination while on approach to San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (TJSJ) in Puerto Rico. The pilot sustained an eye injury of unknown severity. The aircraft landed safely a few minutes after the incident, which happened at about 3:30 a.m. local time on November 16.
Provincial parliament committee hearings into Ontario’s air ambulance service, Ornge, will continue into the summer, thanks to a last-minute deal struck among Canada’s three major political parties. Progressive Conservatives had accused Ontario’s Liberal-led government of trying to stymie the ongoing probe into Ornge by the Select Committee on Public Accounts and threatened to retaliate by blocking Ornge’s $150 million annual government funding.