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Drone Sighting Halts Flights at London's Heathrow Airport

Drone Sighting Halts Flights at London's Heathrow Airport
Passengers collect their luggage from the baggage reclaim area of Terminal 5 at London Heathrow Airport in west London on Dec. 19, 2018. (Niklas Halle'n/AFP/Getty Images)

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:58 PM

Flights from London's Heathrow airport were halted on Tuesday after the airport said there had been sightings of a drone flown near Britain's busiest air hub.

"We are responding to a drone sighting at Heathrow," the airport said. "As a precautionary measure, we have stopped departures while we investigate. We apologize to passengers for any inconvenience this may cause."

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Flights from London's Heathrow airport were halted on Tuesday after the airport said there had been sightings of a drone flown near Britain's busiest air hub."We are responding to a drone sighting at Heathrow," the airport said.
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