WWII Bomb Shuts Down Flights At London City Airport

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More than 70 years after a bomb was dropped on London, its discovery has prompted authorities to cancel flights all day Monday at London City Airport. The unexploded bomb is a "German 500kg fused device," according to local authorities . It was found early Sunday in the River Thames, as part of planned work at a dock near the airport, Metropolitan Police said in a statement . At 10 p.m. Sunday, the police and Royal Navy decided to evacuate people within 706 feet of the bomb. "Overnight, officers have been helping to evacuate properties within the exclusion zone and police are working with the local authority to provide residents with temporary emergency accommodation and the appropriate support," police said. Some 261 arrivals and departures were...

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WWII Bomb Shuts Down Flights At London City Airport

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