Even if it’s a protest or whatever, the people who are flying drones near airports are fucking bellends.
Some twat on the radio just now saying it’s just like when everybody was scared of cars when they first came out, neatly sidestepping the fact that stepping in front of an aeroplane tends to be a little more massively fatal than not obeying the Green Cross Code.
Bet it’s Matt Bellamy
Low-cost air travel is UNSUSTAINABLE
I read that this only works on commercially sold drones, not ones that have been built or modded.
when u think about it, we’re all drones #maekuthink
gonna go tell sarah at work that they’ve got them at heathrow now as she is going on holiday and has mentioned it for weeks
- how unkind, poor Sarah!
the wonderful logic of capitalism
she looked really worried and then called me an arsehole really loudly and gave me a little punch. Absolute Banter!
Tinfoil hat time: there are no drones, this is just a pre-no-deal-Brexit social experiment…
there is something really odd about this.
the guy flying it must be a real professional
Possibly. But if they manage to catch whoever is doing this, there is every reason to charge them with intentional disruption of services at an aerodrome under the 1990 Aviation and Maritime Security Act (which is what the Stansted 15 were found guilty of).
That’s what Theresa May stated in her press conference earlier, as flying a drone within an aerodrome traffic zone is an offence under the Air Navigation Order 2016. This is regardless whether you did it deliberately or by accident.
As the current disruption appears to be intentional, there is no reason the culprit(s) can’t be charged under more stricter legislation.
The Stansted 15 case casts a shadow over the right to non-violent protest full stop, unrelated to what’s currently happening at Gatwick.
This whole situation is fucking rubbish because it means I’m probably going to have to work all weekend. Absolute shower of c words.
Sending in the military to help solve a problem at an airport just before Xmas is the action of a government who haven’t seen Die Hard 2
Military intervention means the culprit’s wanted level officially went up to 5 stars
Moment of silence for every member of staff that’s been screamed at by a passenger over this.