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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C
# uncanny
Two men sat next to each other on a flight to Ireland and realised they were doppelgangers
What are the odds?

YOU COULD END up sitting next to pretty much anyone on a plane: a screaming baby, your one true love, a person who decides to use your shoulder as a pillow.

But the odds of sitting next to your actual doppelganger? Surely slim to nothing, right?

That’s exactly what happened to a Scottish man named Neil Thomas Douglas, who was randomly sat next to a man who looked the exact same as him on a flight to Ireland last night.

It’s uncanny!

The beards! The happy grin! The complexion!


It’s just like The Parent Trap all over again.



Written by Amy O’Connor and first published on


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