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Laser Beam Pointed at Pope’s Plane at Start of Mexico Visit, Airline Says

A laser beam was pointed at Pope Francis’ plane as he landed in Mexico City last week but there was no harm to those aboard, Italian airline Alitalia said in a statement Wednesday. The airline said the plane's crew noticed the laser coming from the ground Friday as the pope was coming in from Cuba and that other arriving planes were involved. "The captain immediately informed the control tower of what he had seen, as per normal procedure," Alitalia said. "It is up to...

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