London’s Gatwick Airport shut down flight operations again Dec. 21 after yet another drone sighting, then reopened 1 1/2 hr. later. The second closure came just 11 hr. after the airport reopened following an approximate 36-hr. closure caused by sustained drone activity. Police say the drone flights were a deliberate act to sabotage airport operations in the run-up to Christmas. In a statement issued just after 5 p.m. local time Dec. 21, airport officials said Gatwick had ...

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