Flights stopped at Heathrow Airport 'precautionary measure' following drone sighting

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  1. Starmill

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    Could have been a bird, you never know
     
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    It appears as if it's just departures, from the northern runway, arrivals still appear to be operating, for now.
     
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    Looks like departures have resumed.

    Incidentally I'm sure that during the Gatwick drone incident, Heathrow boasted that they had technology that would not allow drones to disrupt flights there? :rolleyes:
     
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    From Alex Macheras on Twitter
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    According to the BBC News, the sighting was of red and green flashing lights very close together about 300ft off the ground in Harmondsworth, so it does sound more like a drone than a bird. The time was quoted as being just after 17.00.
     
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    Might have been superman :lol:
     

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