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December 21, 2018
LONDON (AP) — Drones buzzing over the runway forced the shutdown of London's Gatwick Airport on Thursday during one of the busiest times of the year, stranding or delaying tens of thousands of Christmas-season travelers and setting off a hunt for the operator of the intruding aircraft.
The prospect of a deadly collision between what police described as industrial-grade drones and an airliner led authorities to stop all flights in and out.
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