London’s Heathrow Airport Halts Departures Over Drone Sighting

London’s Heathrow Airport halted departures on Tuesday after a report of a drone sighting, less than a month after a similar event crippled operations at a major U.K. airport. From a report: “We are currently responding to a drone sighting at Heathrow and are working closely with the Met Police to prevent any threat to operational safety,” a spokesperson for the airport said. “As a precautionary measure, we have stopped departures while we investigate. We apologise to passengers for any inconvenience this may cause.”

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