Astounding moron Sergio Rodriguez got slapped with a 14-year prison sentence earlier this month, convicted of aiming a laser pointer at an emergency medical helicopter taking a young patient to Children's Hospital of Central California. Remember folks, trying to blind pilots midair is a very, very bad idea.
There are a number of things you could do in the midst of an aerial emergency. Calling loved ones, for instance. I think tweeting pictures might be up for consideration.