Dublin airport suspends flights after drone sighting - National

DUBLIN airport has suspended flights following a ‘confirmed sighting' of a drone.

Thursday, 21st February 2019, 11:31 am
Updated Thursday, 21st February 2019, 12:34 pm
A drone sighting has been confirmed

The airport announced that it has temporarily suspended services following the sighting, which follows the chaos at Gatwick Airport at the end of December. 

Dublin Airport tweeted: ‘For safety reasons we are temporarily suspending flight operations @DublinAirport due the confirmed sighting of a drone over the airfield.

‘Passengers should contact their airline's website for flight updates. We will post updates here when they become available.' 

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