Map Shows The Chaos That Ensues When You Fly A Drone Too Close To An Airport

Map Shows The Chaos That Ensues When You Fly A Drone Too Close To An Airport

A new data visualisation has shown the scale of the disruption caused when a drone gets too close to a major airport. Footage generated from flight path data shows planes struggling to land at Gatwick on July 2 this year, when air traffic controllers stopped all take-offs and landings because of a drone sighting.

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50 Comments

  1. Alex S on July 26, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    One of these days that drone will cause crash and drone worldwide will be banned thanks to some hardheaded assholes.

  2. bigdatapimp on July 26, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    There was no drone. There hasn’t been one single piece of evidence proving there was a drone. Your video is incorrect on that matter and should be adjusted as such. This only further serves to damage a hobby that has proven time and again that is not only safe, but that claims like this are simply false. Then to top it off these falsehoods are used against law abiding citizens to harrass and ruin thier lives. Until there is ANY proof there was a drone, then there are only unproven allegations, and they should be addressed as such. It is extremely important to get facts correct when making content such as this.

    Otherwise this was an extremely interesting view on delays and diversions caused by an airport closure.

  3. iii on July 26, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    Shoot the damn thing down

  4. Lloyd on July 26, 2022 at 7:38 pm

    Best informative animatuon about drone case!

  5. Juan Pablo Ballesteros on July 26, 2022 at 7:39 pm

    We only need to be able to shoot drones out of the sky if they enter sensitive areas such as the approach path of an airport or a restricted area… Or simply put an ADS-B Trans receiver and only let them fly in uncontrolled areas G airspace. And it they want/need to enter a controlled airspace then stablish two way radio contact as any other aircraft… Can’t see any other reaoanable or effective solution. You’re putting pilots in danger if you fly near an airport maybe an airliner may be less affected by a drone than a small plane… And yes just like a bird can bring down any plane a drone can too

  6. CsQ_RandomRepository on July 26, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    This is why massive parts of Seoul and citys around it (including 9.3km-radius regions around airports) are banned from flying drones.

  7. Samuel Wardell on July 26, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    Cough* Gatwick

  8. Fadly A. Rahman on July 26, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    I think people who do this are doing it exactly because they know it will cause trouble. It’s the same kind of people that shoot laser into a plane’s cockpit. This people are troublemakers.

  9. John Mulcahy on July 26, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    It was possibly just a police drone.

  10. planarian 17 on July 26, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    I have an idea, why dont they buy like a cheap DJI and fly it towards the drone to scare it off or crash in to it?

  11. Adam A. Diaz on July 26, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    So what happens if a pilot lands after disobeying a not to land order?

  12. OG TylerP on July 26, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    the terrorists could cripple a country with a bunch 40 dollar ebay drones.. but I doubt a drone would drop a plane on final approach…

  13. Jeremy Carter on July 26, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    I hope that they were caught and thrown into prison. Man, the lives endangered just to get a cool photo of aircraft is not worth it. Stupid drone pilots.

  14. Guillermo Contreras on July 26, 2022 at 7:45 pm

    So here’s the tii g: was there a drone to start out? Seems like the police are now saying, there may not have been one to start out!!!
    What about the poor guy arrested for having a RV helicopter accused of having this drone?!
    If there was no drone, who pays?

  15. Enter Text on July 26, 2022 at 7:46 pm

    So Air traffic control is this fragile? That seems like more of a concern.

  16. BREWPLANES on July 26, 2022 at 7:46 pm

    Bullshit.

  17. Jack Skudlarek on July 26, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    I saw a post on reddit of a guy claimint to be the one who took the pictures…he got a lot of hate and people threatening to dox him. hope he goes to jail.

  18. Trover on July 26, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    stop the hate all i wanted to do was get some pictures

  19. Ronald Clark on July 26, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    We now have drone electronics to take them out of the air. As soon as it is recovered by authorities an arrest should ensue. More important is to educate every drone purchaser that flying no zones will get you jailed and fined when they buy the drone. Every time you see a video of someone flying higher or farther than legal, alert authorities to have them arrested or fined or both.

  20. Cam on July 26, 2022 at 7:53 pm

    But I’m not a drone *pilot*, atleast that’s what an airplane pilot told me on YouTube a few weeks ago. Apparently considering drone operators pilots is disrespectful to "real" pilots.

  21. Bartholomew Dan on July 26, 2022 at 7:54 pm

    I’m calling the time police

  22. Enter Text on July 26, 2022 at 7:57 pm

    This just in!!! Goose spotted over runway!! "How will we ever survive?"

  23. Clorox Bleach on July 26, 2022 at 7:58 pm

    Well, it happens again and my fuckin flight was cancelled outta Gatwick

  24. one above all on July 26, 2022 at 7:58 pm

    Yea sure its a drone a fuckin military git didpatched to bring one damn drone down and had to shut down the whole airport yea totally.

  25. J A on July 26, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    Governments worldwide need to get ahead of this now, manufacturers should be required to install transponders on drones, and severe jail time and penalties should be mandated. People will die in the future if this is not addressed … wasting fuel is one thing, but killing 300 people is another matter. This is a perfect example of a justified regulation to protect third parties who were not part of a transaction (drone manufacturer and drone operator).

  26. Akiyow on July 26, 2022 at 8:01 pm

    They should buy the anti drone, the drone that catches a suspicious drone

  27. Edward Katony on July 26, 2022 at 8:01 pm

    Can someone explain to me about what’s going with these fake news corporate conspiracy theory stuff in the comment sections?

  28. TheHappyChannel on July 26, 2022 at 8:01 pm

    yea what ever you do dont disturb the 2% people that travel and destroy the environment.

  29. O U on July 26, 2022 at 8:02 pm

    lmao it happened again

  30. Revant Saini on July 26, 2022 at 8:03 pm

    I am not getting ….why dint they just destroy the drone 😕

  31. cmroundabout79 on July 26, 2022 at 8:11 pm

    People that put drones into controlled airspaces don’t care about the consequences. Don’t waste your breath

  32. Hermann Göring on July 26, 2022 at 8:12 pm

    Why couldn’t they get some typhoons to use that drone as missile practise

  33. Callum Gillman on July 26, 2022 at 8:13 pm

    Idiots… They should have to do a SOLID YEAR of forced community jobs, cleaning public lavs, mowing, picking up rubbish and if they don’t meet quotas given in a year makem start again….

  34. DarkonXBL on July 26, 2022 at 8:14 pm

    How do they detect these drones?

  35. Won Oscar on July 26, 2022 at 8:16 pm

    1 drone

  36. Abhishek Nayak on July 26, 2022 at 8:16 pm

    If you fly a drone you are NOT a pilot.

  37. Wagyourtail on July 26, 2022 at 8:18 pm

    there are ways to take down a drone and probably laws allowing it. (not shooting)

  38. jahac18 on July 26, 2022 at 8:19 pm

    What music track is this?

  39. Judge Dread on July 26, 2022 at 8:19 pm

    It was a UFO.

  40. unwrapping by mimi koteng on July 26, 2022 at 8:20 pm

    Looks like big cats are afraid of domestic cats.

  41. kaluahmon on July 26, 2022 at 8:20 pm

    I thought I click on a VASaviation video lol

  42. Cadentopia on July 26, 2022 at 8:20 pm

    just get the drone to be absolutely crushed

  43. Squibo on July 26, 2022 at 8:21 pm

    Jevil: Chaos you say….

    Proceeds to buy and fly 100 drones to airports across the WORLD

  44. Cheeky Kent on July 26, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    It WASN’T Ally Law.

  45. Ram Ferrer on July 26, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    One droney boi

  46. Nathan C on July 26, 2022 at 8:26 pm

    This aged quite well

  47. Elysione Loh on July 26, 2022 at 8:27 pm

    Does no one in the comment section realize that unconfirmed drones have a risk of carrying explosives?

    Or that it could mean there are unknown activities nearby that could be malicious?

    It is a security risk to everyone in the airport and planes in nearby vicinity.

    Remember that a disaster could outright cripple the schedule for weeks to months of scheduled flights. Compared to a few hours of delays, it is much better.

    It is not overreaction. It is reasonable preventive measures that could save lives. Such protocols must exists so that disasters on the scale of 911 does not happen again.

  48. Jimmy Palmisano on July 26, 2022 at 8:27 pm

    See, in the USA we just shoot down the drone with our legal weapon

  49. joe cormack on July 26, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    the airport should have to pay for all that wasted jet fuel

  50. Erase on July 26, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    Meanwhile Casey Neistat is flying a drone inside a plane

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