The British Royal Navy removed an unexploded bomb from World War Two found in the river Thames that had grounded all flights from London City Airport. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
After the discovery of World War II ordnance, it has thankfully been removed safely. The net result is London City Airport is re-open for business. According to Robert Sinclair, CEO of London City Airport “The World War Two ordnanceShow More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - London's City Airport reopened and was operating as usual on Tuesday, the airport said, after a World War Two bomb which was found nearby was safely removed from the River Thames.
City Airport, in the East End, was in the safety exclusion zone after a 1,100-pound German bomb found during construction work.
All flights today at London City Airport were cancelled after a bomb was found in the River Thames. The bomb is actually a German 500kg fused device that's been sitting in the Thames since the Germans dropped it during World War II. The unexploded ordnance was discovered during work on a dock near the airport. Show More Summary
Police are working on removing it from the Thames.
LONDON — Harried commuters here have heard it all. Delays due to nasty weather, terrorist attacks, endless repairs. But here's a fresh one: All flights to and from London City Airport were canceled Monday after an unexploded World War II bomb was found buried in the muck in the River Thames near the end of a […]
London City Airport was closed on Monday as military experts worked to remove a World War II bomb found in the neighbouring dock. The unexploded ordnance was discovered in King George V Dock, during planned works near the runway of London's most central airport. Show More Summary
London City Airport was closed on Monday as military experts worked to remove a 500-kilogramme (1,100-pound) German World War II bomb found in a neighbouring dock. The unexploded ordnance was discovered in King George V Dock, during planned works near the runway of London's most central airport. Show More Summary
In an incident that echoes that evacuation of around 50,000 people in Hanover last year over the discover of five unexploded bombs that were dropped during World War II, London City Airport canceled all flights on Monday after the discovery...Show More Summary
The London City airport was closed Sunday after a World War II bomb was found in the nearby Thames River.
File this under "reasons you don't hear every day for an airport being shut down." Yesterday a World War II ordnance was discovered in London, in the River Thames at George V Dock. This was discovered as part of pre-planned work at London City Airport. Show More Summary
Flights are cancelled today out of close-in London City airport “after the discovery nearby of an unexploded World War II bomb..in the River Thames early Sunday during planned development work at the airport…” Continue reading London City Airport Closed After Unexploded World War II Bomb Found...
LONDON (Reuters) - All flights to and from London's City Airport were canceled on Monday after an unexploded World War Two bomb was found in the River Thames at George V Dock, the airport said.
No flights expected today.
London's cramped City Airport, located in the heart of the city, is undergoing a massive upgrade, including the addition of a fancy new air traffic control tower. But to maximise the airport's limited space, that tower is actually being built 129km away, and will rely on 14 high-def cameras to give remote ATC crews a virtual view of the far-off airport. More »
A peek at the VIP lifestyle.
Footage shows the BA flight from Edinburgh to London 's City Airport being tossed about by the wind as it came in to land this morning.