January 8, 2019 / 5:49 PM / 8 days ago

London's Heathrow halts flights after sightings of a drone

LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Flights from London’s Heathrow airport were halted on Tuesday after the airport said there had been sightings of a drone flown near Britain’s busiest air hub.

“We are responding to a drone sighting at Heathrow,” the airport said. “As a precautionary measure, we have stopped departures while we investigate. We apologise to passengers for any inconvenience this may cause.” (Reporting by Paul Sandle; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)

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