NI firm to help London police solve Heathrow drone incident

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A company from Northern Ireland has been called in to help with the investigation into a drone incident which temporarily halted flights at Heathrow Airport, the BBC understands.

Crowded Space Drones is based in Belfast.

The Army is also helping police after sightings of a drone led to departures being suspended on Monday night.

The Metropolitan Police in London said a “full criminal investigation” has been launched into the incident.