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Dominic Cummings: Dublin Airport mocks PM's top aide as 'pilot is just testing his eyesight'; 'Sorry, that's obviously not the case,' account adds

May 28, 2020 - The Independent UK

Dublin Airport's official Twitter account has poked fun at Dominic Cummings' explanation for driving to Barnard Castle under lockdown, saying a pilot had been simply "testing his eyesight" after flying repeatedly over an area near the city.

The social media account was responding to a private citizen asking why a plane had been flying over the area northwest of Dublin for nearly four hours.

"Apparently, the pilot is testing his eyesight just to make sure he'll be ok for a transatlant...