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Gatwick drone inquiry: 93 'credible sightings'

Gatwick drone inquiry: 93 'credible sightings'

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"Numerous instances" of illegal drone activity at Gatwick led to the airport being shut in the run-up to Christmas and it was not a police drone, according to Sussex's top officer. Chief constable Giles York appeared to try to clarify earlier comments in which he said some of the drones spotted near the hub during the festive disruption may have belonged to police.He said his force was using "all available resource" to identify and bring to justice those involved in the incident.Officers are looking into "relevant sightings" by 115 witnesses, including 93 from "credible witnesses" such as a pilot, airport staff and police officers.Police have searched 26 potential launch sites near the airport, but have not located the device that disrupted about 1,000 flights on 19 and 20 ...