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WWII Bomb Shuts Down Flights At London City Airport

The unexploded ordnance, described as a 500 kg German bomb by local authorities, has prompted the cancellation of all flights on Monday from the airport. The bomb was found in the River Thames.
Flights from London City Airport, shown here last October, were closed Monday due to an unexploded World War II bomb. Source: Daniel Leal-Olivas

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," . It was found early Sunday in the River.

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