WATCH: Aer Lingus respond to claims that they avoided a "near miss" with two planes 2 years ago

WATCH: Aer Lingus respond to claims that they avoided a "near miss" with two planes

Aer Lingus have denied that it was a "near miss" at all.

A video recently emerged on Twitter that showed two planes appearing to come close to each other at 35,000 feet in the air.

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People shared the clip online, with many describing it as a "near miss", and a "lucky escape".

The video was originally posted by Twitter user William Cherry, who was on an Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to Lisbon when he noticed the plane and its jetstream out of the window.

Take a look at the video in question here, which was posted by The Independent on their official Twitter account:

Aer Lingus then responded to The Independent to say that: "This was not a near miss. All of our flights operate in controlled airspace, where separation standards are enforced by Air Traffic Control in accordance with international rules of the air.

"At no time was there any reduction in normal safety margins."

That settles that then.