'Drone maniac': what the papers say about the Gatwick airport chaos
Newspapers blame ‘lone-wolf’ and eco-warriors for Christmas holiday travel nightmare
Drone chaos at Gatwick dominates the front pages today, with papers talking about a “lone-wolf” “maniac” who has “ruined” Christmas for hundreds of thousands of passengers.
The Daily Mail is incredulous, asking: “How COULD this speck in the sky ruin Christmas for 350,000?”
Friday’s front page of i#Gatwick #GatwickAirport #GatwickDrones @nadhimzahawi John Malkovich @CurranSM @McCallSmith @KimSengupta07 @PhelpsieSarah @theREALboyzone @janemerrick23 @SimonCalder pic.twitter.com/l5VD0E8slJ
Tomorrow’s front page: Gatwick to be shut ‘for foreseeable future’ as ‘eco-warrior’ sends up drone AGAIN despite being hunted by cops, Army and MI5 for 24 hours https://t.co/XGQafnlPDG pic.twitter.com/P2Oj1UaZgs
Guardian front page, Friday 21 December 2018: Gatwick chaos sparks call for new controls on drones pic.twitter.com/ELGwgn8rLv
Source: Guardian Transport