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Active investigations continue into illegal drone activity at Gatwick

News   •   Dec 24, 2018 10:57 GMT

Sussex Police confirms numerous illegal drone sightings at Gatwick Airport following eye witness accounts.

Detective Chief Superintendent Jason Tingley said: “We are actively investigating sightings of drone activity at Gatwick Airport following 67 reports from the evening of the 19 December to 21 December from the public, passengers, police officers and staff at the airport.

“We are interviewing those who have reported these sightings, are carrying out extensive house to house enquiries and carrying out a forensic examination of a damaged drone found near the perimeter of the airport near Horley, which is close to the last reported sighting.

“Anyone with information about the incident or who may have suspicions about the drone operators is asked to report online or call 101 quoting Operation Trebor. If you see anyone acting suspiciously in the area of the airport, please dial 999 immediately.”