Man charged for obstructing police aircraft

PIC: File

A 79-year-old man has been charged after shining a light into a police aeroplane to distract the pilot in Mandurah.

Police have charged a man after he allegedly shone a light into the police plane yesterday afternoon.

It'll be alleged just before 1.30pm officers in the plane reported the man was using a mirror to reflect the sun at the aircraft in an attempt to hinder the pilot.

Officers on the ground attended a house in Mandurah where the mirror was found.

The only man inside the property has been charged with Causing Fear or Alarm to the Driver of Conveyance or Other and will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date.   


More from Local News

Weather in Mandurah, WA 6210
Friday Sunny High 22°C Low 15°C
Saturday Sunny High 23°C Low 14°C
Fuel Watch
  • 137.5: Vibe Mandurah
  • 137.9: Coles Express Mandurah
  • 137.9: Coles Express Lakelands
  • 137.9: Coles Express Singleton
  • 138.7: Caltex Woolworths Mandurah