Another suspected drone sighting delays flights at Gatwick airport

According to bbc.co.uk yet another incident of “suspected drone sighting” has suspended flights at Gatwick Airport. It’s been stated by a spokesperson at Gatwick, that an investigation is undergoing after perceiving a report of “suspected drone sighting”.

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The flights have been suspended, until investigation takes place. Information about the “suspected scoundrel drone” is being received. Aircraft are unable to land and are currently rotating above the airport.

It is stated the sighting of the drone reportedly happened around 17.10 GMT. The Sussex police said it’s officers were investigating, however, the Ministry of Defence has not yet confirmed the sighting of the drone.

Previously Gatwick Airport was closed for a day or two, as a result of drones flying over the airfield. It occured on Wednesday around 21.30, and just earlier it reopened.

It is believed multiple culprits are being investigated, and more than one unmanned aircraft is involved, stated the police.

Earlier on, according to the officers, “people of interest” have been identified.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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