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A drone caused a UK airport to shut down for nearly an hour

Leeds Bradford International Airport LBA

  • Flights at Leeds Bradford Airport in the United Kingdom were held for nearly an hour on Friday after a drone was seen flying near the runway.
  • An inbound flight noticed the drone while on approach, causing a 45-minute closure.
  • Flights resumed after a search — numerous flights were delayed, and one diverted to nearby Manchester.
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Flights to and from Leeds Bradford Airport in Northern England were held for nearly an hour Friday afternoon following a drone sighting in the area.

Inbound flights were seen on flight-tracking websites circling in holding patterns near the airport, before one was read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com