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Gatwick Drone Incident

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The Drone incident at Gatwick Airport that caused such chaos, disrupting more than 1000 flights, paralysing the airport at peak travel time just before Christmas continues to baffle police.

Sussex police released a report, detailing the drone activity, confirming that two drones were involved and that the perpetrators had detailed knowledge of the airport.

No arrests have been made and they confirmed that no further enquiries would be pursued as no new information was available.

Following the disturbance, the  government brought in tighter restrictions on drone activity near airports and DJI also updates its geofencing system across Europe.