Drone Sightings Briefly Cause Ground Stop at Newark Airport

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A ground stop was called Tuesday evening, and lifted a few minutes later, after two drones were seen near Newark Airport.

WABC 7 reports that the drones were spotted 3,500 feet above Teterboro Airport, 18 miles from Newark, around 5:30 p.m.

Incoming flights to Newark airport were placed on hold, and some flights to Newark were held at their airports before departing to slow the pace of incoming traffic.