U2 frontman Bono and his family had a lucky escape in Jamaica when they came under fire as they were disembarking from a plane.

More than 100 rounds of bullets were fired at Bono, his wife Ali and their children Jordan and Eve, then aged just six and three.

They had flown into Jamaica an Albatross World War II seaplane in January 1996 which local police mistook for a drug smuggling plane.

As they were getting off the plane, authorities mistook them for drug smugglers and fired a hail of bullets.

Speaking at the time, Bono said: “I don't know how we came through it.

“These boys were shooting all over the place.

“I felt as if we were in the middle of a James Bond movie — only this was real.

“It was absolutely terrifying and I honestly thought we were all going to die.

“Thank God we were safe and sound. My only concern was for their safety.

“It was very scary, let me tell you.

“You can't believe the relief I felt when I saw the kids were okay.”

Bono and family dived for cover and they were so shaken by the terrifying incident that they left Jamaica and flew straight to Miami, Florida.