Saturday 18 November 2017

Video: Paddy Barnes got a little fright today while on a plane at Dublin airport

Paddy Barnes will carry the Irish flag at the opening ceremony of this summer's Rio Olympic Games
Paddy Barnes will carry the Irish flag at the opening ceremony of this summer's Rio Olympic Games
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

This is not what you want to see when you're gazing out the window of a plane.

Two-time Olympic medallist Paddy Barnes was sitting comfortably in his window seat on a Turkish Airlines flight today bound for Istanbul when he noticed that an awful lot of fire engines were heading towards him.

The Dublin Airport Authority have confirmed that the plane had been temporarily 'stood down'.



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