Aerial view of Heathrow Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks | James Dinsdale)

Heathrow Airport Departures Suspended Following Second London Drone Sighting

Departures were been temporarily halted at London Heathrow Airport following a drone sighting. The northern runway, 27R, which at the time was operating departures, closed for around one hour whilst the southern runway, 27L, continued to operate for arriving flights. The last departure from Runway 27R was a Lufthansa Airbus A320 operating as LH2477 to Munich, taking off at 5.12 p.m. The runway reopened with the first departure being an Aegean Airlines operating flight A3603 to Athens, the first to take…