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# gatwick-airport - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Couple wrongfully arrested over Gatwick Airport drone incident receive €220,000 settlement from police
# London
# London

Couple wrongfully arrested over Gatwick Airport drone incident receive €220,000 settlement from police

Jun 14th 2020, 4:07 PM 36,452 Views 22 Comments

Paul and Elaine Gait settled their claims against Sussex Police.

# gatwick-airport - Friday 17 January, 2020

Late passenger who caused bomb scare in Gatwick to try catch flight jailed
# Bad Idea
# Bad Idea

Late passenger who caused bomb scare in Gatwick to try catch flight jailed

Jan 17th 2020, 10:42 PM 39,268 Views 23 Comments

Rashidul Islam actually managed to check in for his flight before he was then arrested at the gate.

# gatwick-airport - Monday 15 April, 2019

Gatwick Airport drone chaos was possibly an inside job, police say
# Travel Disruption
# Travel Disruption

Gatwick Airport drone chaos was possibly an inside job, police say

Apr 15th 2019, 7:01 AM 21,291 Views 5 Comments

Thousands of people faced travel disruption after the drone sightings in December.

# gatwick-airport - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Special meeting of 'risk group' to assess threat of drone use near Irish airports
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Special meeting of 'risk group' to assess threat of drone use near Irish airports

Jan 9th 2019, 7:42 PM 8,128 Views 28 Comments

The meeting was called following possible drone activity at two London airports.

# gatwick-airport - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Sussex chief: Some drone sightings at Gatwick may have been of police drones
# Drones
# Drones

Sussex chief: Some drone sightings at Gatwick may have been of police drones

Dec 29th 2018, 12:14 PM 22,507 Views 16 Comments

Over 100,000 people were left stranded at the airport a few days before Christmas because of a reported drone sighting.

# gatwick-airport - Monday 24 December, 2018

Police admit there is a possibility that no drones hovered over Gatwick Airport
# Back To Square One
# Back To Square One

Police admit there is a possibility that no drones hovered over Gatwick Airport

Dec 24th 2018, 11:25 AM 38,263 Views 73 Comments

Police are scrambling for answers after releasing their only suspects in the Gatwick Airport drone mystery.

# gatwick-airport - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Couple arrested over Gatwick drone released without charge
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Couple arrested over Gatwick drone released without charge

Dec 23rd 2018, 12:05 PM 22,574 Views 27 Comments

The airport is offering a €56,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the disruption.

# gatwick-airport - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Two arrested over 'criminal use of drones' as disruption continues at Gatwick

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:28 AM 39,164 Views 26 Comments

Flights resumed at Gatwick yesterday, but knock-on delays are still affecting passengers this weekend.

# gatwick-airport - Friday 21 December, 2018

Many Irish flights still affected as first planes begin to leave from Gatwick
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Many Irish flights still affected as first planes begin to leave from Gatwick

Dec 21st 2018, 7:03 AM 12,379 Views 11 Comments

It will take some days for services to return to normal after drones caused travel chaos at the busy airport.

People told to report illegal use of drones amid concerns Irish airport could be hit like Gatwick
# Grounded
# Grounded

People told to report illegal use of drones amid concerns Irish airport could be hit like Gatwick

Dec 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 35,015 Views 78 Comments

Hundreds of flights were cancelled and more than 100,000 passengers affected.

# gatwick-airport - Thursday 20 December, 2018

British army called in to hunt drones that left flights grounded at Gatwick
# Standstill
# Standstill

British army called in to hunt drones that left flights grounded at Gatwick

Updated Dec 20th 2018, 9:20 PM 82,316 Views 121 Comments

Two drones were first seen flying over the Gatwick Airport airfield at around 9pm yesterday evening.

# gatwick-airport - Monday 29 December, 2014

Passengers sustained minor injuries in Virgin Atlantic emergency landing
# Gatwick
# Gatwick

Passengers sustained minor injuries in Virgin Atlantic emergency landing

Dec 29th 2014, 3:26 PM 20,958 Views 22 Comments

A fault in the landing gear forced the plane to turn back earlier today.

# gatwick-airport - Friday 24 August, 2012

Virgin Atlantic flight diverts to Gatwick after declaring on-board problem
# Divert
# Divert

Virgin Atlantic flight diverts to Gatwick after declaring on-board problem

Aug 24th 2012, 3:54 PM 11,648 Views 37 Comments

The airline has said that there is no mayday situation onboard. The plane dumped or burned off fuel over the Irish Sea before turning back.

# gatwick-airport - Saturday 28 July, 2012

'There's a gun in my carry-on... LOL': when jokes bomb at the airport
# Not Funny
# Not Funny

'There's a gun in my carry-on... LOL': when jokes bomb at the airport

Jul 28th 2012, 12:00 PM 10,132 Views 38 Comments

Jokes about weapons and explosives are a serious no-no at airports – here’s why…