Dublin Airport shuts down after drone sighting at the runway

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  • Dublin Airport says it has shut down because of a drone flying over the airfield.
  • The airport published a tweet on Thursday saying: "For safety reasons we are temporarily suspending flight operations."

Dublin Airport has shut down after a confirmed drone sighting over the airfield on Tuesday.

Ireland's largest airport sent a tweet on Thursday saying: "For safety reasons we are temporarily suspending flight operations @DublinAirport due the confirmed sighting of a drone over the airfield."

"Passengers should contact their airline's website for flight updates. We will post updates here when they become available."

This is a developing news story, check back for updates.


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