Gatwick Shuts Down Again, Reopens After New Drone Sighting

Credit: Gatwick Airport: Andre Wadman
LONDON—Gatwick Airport shut down flight operations again Dec. 21 after yet another drone sighting, then reopened 1 1/2 hr. later. The second closure came just 11 hr. after the airport reopened following a 33-hr. closure caused by sustained drone activity. Police say the drone flights were a...

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