FAA is investigating report of laser pointed at cockpits

TheFederal Aviation Administration is investigating reports that someone pointed alaser light at the cockpits of two airplanes in the Boston area Tuesday night.

One planewas leaving Boston's Logan International Airport headed to Atlanta; the otherwas an in-coming flight flying over Providence, R.I. at the time of theincident.

The FAApinpointed the coordinates to Newton, just west of Boston and Logan Airport.

Policeresponded to a location but were unable to find anyone.

Police inNewton are investigating a different laser pointing incident.{} About two hours before the planes wereallegedly targeted Newton police were looking into a report from a driver thata man pointed a green laser at him and other drivers Tuesday night.

Police donot know if the incidents are related.