Uproar Grows After United Airlines Brutally Drags Paying Customer Off Overbooked Flight

United Airlines is facing widespread criticism after video surfaced of a doctor being forcibly dragged off a plane by security officers on Sunday, after United overbooked the flight and then demanded some passengers disembark. The flight was leaving from Chicago O’Hare International Airport and was headed to Louisville, Kentucky. When no one volunteered to get off the flight, the 69-year-old man was selected to be forced off the plane. He protested, saying he was a doctor who needed to see patients at a hospital in Kentucky the following morning. The Washington Post reports a fellow passenger says, “He said, more or less, ’I’m being selected because I’m Chinese.’”

via Uproar Grows After United Airlines Brutally Drags Paying Customer Off Overbooked Flight | Democracy Now!

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