A video a drone flying above Gatwick Airport was published by the Daily Mail on 20 December. This is one of two drones that were reportedly spotted flying over Gatwick Airport at 9 pm GMT for about six hours provoking flights delays. The incident spurred a major investigation by the Sussex police as the use of drones around British airports is illegal and punishable by up to 5 years in prison.
Gatwick Drone Footage: pic.twitter.com/Wc3rrwdA7g— Capital News 🌷 (@SocialTekOttawa) December 20, 2018
Earlier, Sussex Police stated via their Twitter account that the drones' flight was a deliberate act and posed no terror threat.