A drone disrupted flights at London’s second-busiest airport

The latest case of a drone behaving badly took place over the weekend at Gatwick Airport, London’s second-busiest installation for commercial flights.

The airport tweeted late Sunday that a drone sighting caused a runway shutdown that lasted 14 minutes in total:

Runway operations were halted for nine minutes starting at 6:10 p.m. London time (1:10 p.m. Eastern Time), and then again for five minutes beginning at 6:36 p.m. London time, according to multiple published reports citing Gatwick officials.


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