Stranded passengers wait in Gatwick Airport on Thursday after it was shut down by authorities due to drones flying nearby. Photo: EPA

UK army deployed as ‘deliberate’ drone raid shuts London’s Gatwick Airport, stranding thousands of passengers

  • Drones were seen repeatedly flying over the airport, forcing hundreds of flights to be cancelled
  • Police in a helicopter were hunting the drone operators, while the military was mobilising specialist equipment
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Stranded passengers wait in Gatwick Airport on Thursday after it was shut down by authorities due to drones flying nearby. Photo: EPA
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