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Drone sighting closes Frankfurt airport for an hour

Drone sighting closes Frankfurt airport for an hour

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Frankfurt's busy international airport has had to halt flights for an hour after a pilot saw a drone, but has reopened.

An airport spokesman said Thursday the airport was closed down from about 7:20 a.m. until 8:20 a.m. (0520 GMT until 0620 GMT) while German federal police searched for the drone and its operator with a helicopter.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.


Updated : 2021-10-19 09:26 GMT+08:00