Drone Sighting at London Heathrow

The Metropolitan police apparently received reports of a drone sighting close to the airport at around 17:05 on 8th January 2019.

News is reaching us of a drone sighting at Heathrow Airport.

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It looks as though flights have now resumed from Heathrow according to the data provided by Flightradar24.

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This has halted flights going in or out of the UK’s busiest airport.

At this stage Heathrow have said it’s just a precautionary measure to:

Prevent any threat to operational safety…

Heathrow Spokeswoman

Heliguy will be keeping a close eye on the story and will update this page with more information as and when it reaches us.

As of yet there is no indication when the runway might reopen.

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Drone Sighting at Heathrow Airport Stops Flights
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All departures and arrivals from Heathrow airport have been halted due to a drone sighting in Heathrow's airspace.
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