Published: Apr 22, 2014 12:18 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say someone shined a laser into the cockpit of a plane near Palm Beach International Airport.
    
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says the green laser was spotted in a cockpit Monday night.
    
The flight wasn't affected, but deputies are reminding residents that misuse of lasers is dangerous and classified as a felony.
    
The source of the light wasn't found.  The sheriff's office said further information on the plane and the flight was not immediately available.
    
An airport spokeswoman did not immediately return a call for comment.