An Ireland South MEP is calling for stricter regulations on the operation of drones near airports.
It comes amid fears of disruption for operations at Shannon Airport, after a drone found flying near Cork Airport caused delays to inbound and outbound flights for a time yesterday morning.
It is illegal to operate a drone within 4.5km of an airfield under new rules introduced by the Irish Aviation Authority.
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MEP Deirdre Clune says it’s a problem across the continent: