THERE’S always a risk of being lumbered next to a nightmare passenger on a flight.
So imagine one man’s delight – and surprise – to find himself sitting next to, well, himself.
He looked to his right and saw the same ginger beard and short strawberry blond hairdo.
And while folklore suggets meeting your doppelganger is a harbinger of doom, these two didn’t let that prospect get to them, and took this cheery selfie for posterity
The image has been posted on Twitter by Lee Beattie, director of Wire Media based in London, Glasgow, Brighton.
Ciara Murphy and Cordelia Roberts
She tweeted: ‘Guy on right is the husband of my friend. Guy on left is a STRANGER he met on a flight last night!’
She later added: 'I can’t stop looking at it. They are the same man.’
It comes after Ciara Murphy, from Wexford in Ireland, and Cordelia Roberts, from Britain, met on a study programme in Bremem and – and discovered they look the same.
The pair are not related yet look almost exactly alike, causing them to be dubbed “the twins” among their fellow students
Pictures from Twitter and Twin Strangers