• Heathrow temporarily suspended all departures on Tuesday due to drone sighting

    2 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    After a drone was spotted near the Heathrow airport runway on Tuesday, all departures were temporarily suspended by the airport.
    The Britain's busiest airport announced suspension before 6 pm on Tuesday the suspension of takeoffs from runway 27R.
    While Chris Grayling, the transport secretary was ready to deploy the same anti-drone military technology used at Gatwick if required.
    However, after 30 minutes the airport reopened and passengers were made alert of the delays in the rest of the evening.
    An airport spokesperson mentioned that they were responding to the drone sighting at Heathrow...
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