Former Kerry star 'Bomber' Liston's name causes security alert on flight to Cork

Former Kerry star 'Bomber' Liston's name causes security alert on flight to Cork
Eoin 'Bomber' Liston in 2008. Picture: Inpho

A former Kerry footballer caused a security alert on a flight from Cardiff to Cork last weekend.

Seven-time All-Ireland medallist Eoin 'Bomber' Liston was on his way home from a friend's stag party when the scare occurred.

A cabin crew member on the flight became alarmed when she heard a fellow passenger calling out 'Bomber' to the former full-forward.

He explains that an in-flight Google search was needed to calm the situation.

"One of his [the stag's] mates who was sitting two rows behind me, called me: 'Bomber.'

"And I didn't hear him and he just called it louder, 'Bomber.'

"The air hostess heard it and got a bit of a shock, reported him to the captain and asked him to stay on until everyone had left the plane.

"He Googled Eoin Liston and they accepted it then after that."

- Digital Desk


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