According to Mid-Hudson News,
STEWART AIRPORT – State Police are investigating a report of a laser being pointed at an aircraft near New York Stewart International Airport on Monday.
A supervisor at the Boston Control Center told police that a commercial passenger flight was northbound over Stewart when the pilot reported a laser was shined at the front left of the aircraft.
The light reportedly came from an unlit area between the airport and the Hudson River.
The pilot later told troopers that he was flying a Republic Airways E1-70 aircraft northbound when a green laser was pointed at the left area of the cockpit. The plane was flying at an altitude of some 17,000 feet at the time of the incident.
State Police are asking anyone with knowledge of this incident or any other similar ones to call them at 845-344-5300.