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London's Heathrow Airport has reopened after suspending all flight departures because a drone was spotted on Tuesday evening.
UK police bizarrely saying Gatwick shutdown might not have been drones reportedly a failure to communicate
Police said it was possible there was never 'genuine drone activity' at Gatwick Airport, but reportedly later told the government that was an error.
A Gatwick Airport representative confirmed the closure to Business Insider and said the sighting occurred around 5:10 PM London time.
Whoever used a drone to shut down Gatwick Airport for 32 hours has evaded capture, and could easily do it again
Gatwick Airport, which serves London, was closed for more than 32 hours due to a drone on the runway, which affected more than 120,000 people.
Gatwick Airport, near London, has reopened after closing on Wednesday when drones were seen on the runway. More than 120,000 people were affected.
Video shows the damage a drone can do to a plane, as British airport shut down for more than 32 hours over rogue drones on the runway
Gatwick Airport, which serves London, closed its runway due to drones. Research shows there are a variety of ways a drone can damage an aircraft.
Major British airport forced to shut down for at more than 24 hours by someone flying drones over the runway
Gatwick Airport has been closed since 9 p.m. Wednesday and remains closed due to drones over the runway. More than 65,000 people are affected.
Travelers had to sleep on floors and grounded planes for hours after rogue drones shut down major London airport just before Christmas
Gatwick Airport, the second-biggest airport in the UK, has been closed since 9 p.m. on Wednesday over drones seen flying over the runway.
Meet the Silicon Valley startup that beat Amazon to creating the world’s largest fully autonomous drone delivery system
At Business Insider's Ignition conference, Zipline CEO Keller Rinaudo says his company has already created the world's largest fully autonomous delivery system.
Five years down the line, Amazon's delivery drones have yet to appear.