Med Flight Helicopter Targeted By Laser Pointer

(Columbia County) The flight crew on a Med Flight medical helicopter says it was targeted during a Tuesday evening run.  The Columbia County Sheriff’s Department is trying to find out who aimed a laser pointer at the chopper at about 5:00 P-M.  The flight crew says it tried to circle there area and the laser beam followed their flight path. The helicopter landed at Chandler Park in the Village of Pardeeville.  The seriously-injured 17-year-old patient was taken to the hospital by ambulance.  The pilot’s eyes were checked out and he is okay.