drones on the runway to have the London Gatwick airport, one of the largest Airports in Europe, paralyzed, and tens of thousands of people a chaotic journey into. Passengers were called on Thursday, to arrive, to assure without first with your Airline that your flight actually takes place. Also in Germany, the number of incidents with drones has increased significantly the last.

aircraft diverted part of hundreds of kilometers of

Gatwick, the seventh largest airport in Europe, had been suspended on Wednesday evening, all takeoffs and landings until Further notice, after a drone was spotted flying over the airfield. Many passengers were stuck for hours in your home clear of machine while incoming aircraft away to – some hundreds of kilometers of airports were diverted. In the early hours of the morning, the operation was taken up briefly again, but then again been stopped.

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The police in the County of Sussex, described the interference as “intentional action” that will bind with all available means. Evidence of a terrorist Background, there is no. According to media reports, were snipers, and a helicopter used to make the responsible.

disabilities by drones will rise rapidly

According to the Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) were reported in Germany, up to and including November 152 disabilities, which transport plane by drones were disabled, which appeared dangerously close to airports or on the track. In the previous record year of 2017, there were only 88.

German air transport associations called for tougher rules for the operation of the unmanned missile in Germany. “We have for a long time that we need to have a registration requirement for drones, so that responsibility and liability can be clearly assigned,” said the chief Executive of the Federal Association of the German aviation industry, Matthias von Randow, in Berlin. The should be regulated at European level. The previously prescribed plaque on the drone is not rich. The airport Association ADV also requires that drones with a System that makes them such aircraft electronically visible.

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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