How can a drone bring an airport to a standstill?

LONDON, United Kingdom - The closure of the UK's second-biggest airport because of "deliberate" drone disruption has caused travel chaos for hundreds of thousands of passengers and left many more wondering how something like this could even happen in the first place. Police on Thursday were still searching for the perpetrators who have brought air traffic in and out of London's Gatwick Airport to a halt, reports CNN.

Dec 21st, 2018
How can a drone bring an airport to a standstill?
How can a drone bring an airport to a standstill?
LONDON, United Kingdom - The closure of the UK's second-biggest airport because of "deliberate" drone disruption has caused travel chaos for hundreds of thousands of passengers and left many more wondering how something like this could even happen in the first place. Police on Thursday were still searching for the perpetrators who have brought air traffic in and out of London's Gatwick Airport to a halt, reports CNN.

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The Intelligent Aerospace take:

Date here --Flights in and out of Gatwick have resumed on a limited basis despite a small unmanned aerial vehicle or vehicles flying in the vicinity. CNN breaks down why the airport shut down and what damage drones can do should it be sucked or flown into a jet engine.

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