After further sightings of Drones at the airport of London-Gatwick have been suspended all take-offs and landings at Europe’s siebtgrößtem the airport.
Until 3.01 PM local time, the flight was operating were taken after about six hours of blocking, but the all-clear on the Twitter page of the airport was deleted on Thursday morning quickly. Instead, it said a little later that more drones had been sighted in the vicinity of the airport and therefore, since 3.45 am is not a machine to take off or land should.
between 21.03 and 3.01 PM local time (one hour ahead of German time) were exposed to reasons, all takeoffs and landings at the second largest airport in the UK and many of the machines have been diverted. The airport is referred to reports that drones on the field spotted.
“We apologise to passengers for the inconvenience, but the safety of our passengers and employees is a top priority”, – stated in the message.
After the first References to drones sightings over the field against 21 o’clock (local time, 22 hrs CET) were then suspended all flight movements in order to clarify the situation. Later received many more clues. Therefore, some aircraft were sitting on the ground, while the incoming machines would be diverted to other airports.
According to the BBC, these airports are part hundreds of miles from the English capital. To be reported to the drone sightings of the station, the unmanned aircraft would have approached a runway.
Many passengers complained on social networks about it for quite some time in your plane on the tarmac to be stuck. The airline British Airways apologised to a woman and referred to the drone incident, Such disorders are not something that “what we have under control”.