A video of a man forcibly being removed from a United Airlines flight has gone viral!
According to WHAS 11, the flight was reportedly leaving from Chicago to Louisville on Sunday night when the incident occurred. The video was shared on social media by another passenger, who talked about what happened on the flight in detail.
According to reports, the flight had been oversold and some passengers were asked to voluntarily give up their seats, including the man in the video. The man refused to give up his seat and police were reportedly called to remove him.
The video was tweeted by a passenger, Jayse Anspach, who said, “United overbooked and wanted 4 of us to volunteer to give up our seats for personnel that needed to be transported.”
The passenger that was removed is a doctor and needed to get to his patients.
The CEO of United has since issued a statement: