Heathrow flights disrupted by yet another drone

Enlarge / Now that every US carrier has retired its 747s, if you want to fly one, your best bet is with British Airways, which still operates 36 of them, many on routes to the US. Here are 11, seen at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 in 2013. (credit: Grzegorz Bajor/Getty Images)
Just a few weeks after London’s Gatwick Airport was shut down by repeated drone sightings within the airport’s airspace, Heathrow Airport had to suspend flights due to its own drone air traffic. A spokesperson for Heathrow said in a statement to the press, “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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