Man charged with endangering an aircraft

A 35-YEAR-OLD man from Ipswich will be appearing in court next week after being charged with endangering an aircraft.

A 35-YEAR-OLD man from Ipswich will be appearing in court next week after being charged with endangering an aircraft.

Jonathan Swart, of Caithness Close, off Colchester Road, will appear at South East Suffolk Magistrates Court on Wednesday, October 8, for one charge of recklessly endangering an aircraft.

He was arrested on Sunday, October 3, after a beam of light was shone at the police helicopter, causing distraction to the crew.