Gatwick flights suspended again after suspected drone sighting

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Flights at Gatwick have been suspended again due to a new “suspected drone sighting”.

A spokeswoman for the airport said: “We are just hearing a report of another drone sighting that we are investigating.

“As we look into it we have taken the precaution of suspending flights.”

Aircraft have been circling above the airport as they are currently unable to land. Details are still coming in on the “suspected rogue drone”.

The sighting reportedly occurred at about 17:10 GMT.

The Ministry of Defence has not confirmed the sighting but Sussex Police said its officers were investigating.

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