U.K. Airport Remains Closed After Drones Disrupt Travel

LONDON—Authorities took the dramatic step Thursday of grounding flights all day at one of Europe’s busiest airports, upending plans for more than 100,000 passengers, after what they said was a deliberate attempt to use drones to disrupt travel.

The incident at Gatwick Airport, about an hour’s drive south of London, punctuates the growing threat to civil aviation by unmanned aircraft. It follows a series of other recent drone incidents, including a collision last week with a suspected drone and a passenger jet in Mexico. Worries...

U.K. Airport Remains Closed After Drones Disrupt Travel
Is Gatwick open? Airport remains closed until at least Thursday evening as Army drafted in
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