Gatwick drone turmoil: Pair arrested are local, police say

Gatwick drone turmoil: Pair arrested are local, police say

Man, 47, and woman, 54, remain in custody as airport’s operations return to normal

The two people arrested on suspicion of the “criminal use of drones” that caused severe disruption at Gatwick airport this week are a 47-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman, both from Crawley in West Sussex, police have said.

They face potential charges of disrupting services of civil aviation in a way likely to endanger the safety of people or operations.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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