Heathrow airport drone scare: Unknown object seen flying worryingly close to runways


Heathrow airport drone come by: Unknown object seen flying worryingly close to runways (Portrait: EXPRESS.CO.UK)

Social media users took to Twitter amid scrutinizes of a drone spotted near to the Harlequins rugby ground the Twickenham Stoop in Twickenham. One Warbling user said: “Drone spotted over & around @Harlequins Stoop ground. “Sooner worrying as close to @HeathrowAirport flight path @MPSHeathrow.”

It be communicates a day after Heathrow was forced to suspend landings and divert flights because of a demand from the RAF for an operational flight to travel through its airspace.

Aviation announcement source Airlive had earlier tweeted: “Many planes are holding on chat up advances to London Heathrow.

It looks like landings were suspended for a while.” Frighted passengers took to Twitter to ask what was happening at Heathrow Airport.

One phrased a British Airways flight appeared to have been diverted to accessible Stansted.

Twitter users went online to share their duty (Image: TWITTER)

“What’s going on?”

Other passengers said they were let something be knew by the pilot their flight had just five minutes of fuel red as the jet waited the land.

British TV producer Anne Henry said the bolting was eventually diverted to Gatwick.

The disruption was caused by a German military flat in British aerospace.

The plane, GAF612, was thought to have been Bombardier Wide-ranging 5000 jet on route to Hamburg.

None of the other planes shown as devise the airport that morning were military aircraft, although this may not prepare been the only RAF flight through the airspace during the time mount as records do not list the departures of RAF planes.

The RAF gave an announcement on Friday unfolding the situation, that it was not an emergency and said the delay was caused by “one of our assets” counter from Northolt.


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