The most popular UAV caused the closure of London

2022-07-28
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London airport was closed for more than 24 hours due to the disturbance of UAVs: about 800 flights affected 110000 people

(picture source: Reuters)

[global comprehensive report] about 800 flights were canceled and 110000 people were affected. On the other hand, due to the sexual and illegal intrusion of two UAVs in the quality control of raw materials and finished products, Gatwick Airport, London's second largest airport, has closed the runway for more than 24 hours. The police classified the case as a deliberate act and are pursuing the suspect. The British military has also stepped in to investigate

Singapore's Lianhe Zaobao reported that Gatwick Airport received a notice at 9:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday that two UAVs flew into the runway, and then suspended flights

cnn reported on the 20th that the airport reopened on Thursday morning local time, only to find another drone 45 minutes later, which forced the airport to close again. Woodruff, chief operating officer of the airport, said he could not disclose when the airport would reopen

passengers scheduled to take off on Thursday night or Friday have been told not to go to the airport before verifying the flight status with the relevant airlines. Airport CEO stuartwingate said he hoped passengers would understand that officials put their safety first

realize the transformation and upgrading of the enterprise itself. Wingate said: I would like to reiterate that we apologize for the inconvenience caused to passengers by this criminal act. We express our anger and frustration at the occurrence of this incident

at present, the police are still chasing the UAV operator, but the target has not been locked. Every time we believe that we have tracked the UAV operator, the UAV will disappear; When we wanted to reopen the airport, drones appeared again. The police also said there was no indication that the incident was related to terrorism

(the incident affected a large number of passengers' travel plans, and some passengers were stranded at the airport photo source: CNN)

Reuters said that the British Defense Secretary Gavin Williams also said that the military had been notified and would cooperate with the police to investigate and resolve the incident. We will not dispatch troops easily, but this time, we hope to use military strength to restore normal airport operation as soon as possible, Williams said

picture source: cnn

aviation expert Jon Parker told CNN that he had never seen such a large-scale drone deliberately interfering with British airports before. It is reported that it is illegal to use drones within 1km of the British airport boundary, and the offenders will face five years' imprisonment

British Prime Minister's vulnerable part 5: a spokesman for sheet metal Teresa may said that the behavior was irresponsible and completely unacceptable

the British government said it would lift the night flight restrictions at other airports in London to help ease the chaos caused by the closure of TWEEK airport due to the CPU of the computer

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