Drone sighting disrupts Newark Airport

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019

Flights were grounded Tuesday at Newark International Airport, one of three major airports servicing greater New York City in the Northeastern U.S., after two drones were spotted flying nearby.

A pilot told air traffic control that one of the drones came within 30ft (9m) of his aircraft. He was flying at Teterboro Airport, a nearby private facility, but officials closed Newark International as a precaution.

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