The work of the London City Airport was suspended after the nearby workers of the George V dock discovered the bomb of World War II nearby in the Thames. This morning passengers were confronted with a real chaos, as a large number of incoming and outgoing flights was canceled.
Immediately after the announcement of the explosive device, a 214-meter exclusion area was created as a security measure, which included the airport and several roads. On Sunday evening for the liquidation of the bomb, experts from the Royal Navy were called. They confirmed the information that the bomb is explosive. It is not yet clear how long the airport will remain closed. Passengers are advised to postpone the trip or contact the airline before the trip.
"All passengers who planned to fly out of London City on Monday are advised to contact their airline for more information. Passengers are advised not to go to the airport until further notification."
The Metropolitan Police said that the device of the 1940s was found in the dock of George V: "The bomb was discovered during the planned work at the airport. It was immediately reported to the police. After specialists of the Royal Navy were called in. Also for security it was decided on creating a 214-meter restricted area."