Drones disrupt flights at Singapore's Changi airport

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Drone sightings have disrupted flights at Singapore's Changi Airport for the second time in a week.

The disruption lasted about an hour, with 18 flights delayed, and seven more diverted.

In a statement, Singapore’s civil aviation authority said the disruptions at Changi airport late Tuesday was "due to bad weather and unauthorised drone activities".

"Members of the public are reminded that the authorities take a serious view of errant operations of unmanned aircraft which may pose threats to aviation or endanger the personal safety of others," it added.

The agency said investigations are "ongoing".

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