On Sunday, a United Airlines passenger was pulled out of his seat and then dragged off the plane because the airline overbooked the flight.
In the video, the man screams while the surrounding passengers also get extremely upset. Audra D. Bridges shared the clip and wrote, "Please share this video. We are on this flight. United airlines overbooked the flight. They randomly selected people to kick off, so their standby crew could have a seat. This man is a doctor and has to be at the hospital in the morning. He did not want to get off. We are all shaky and so disgusted. #unitedairways."
According to Bridges, the airline offered $400 and hotel stay to one volunteer if they chose to take another flight at 3p.m. on Monday. She then said that the the airline increased the cash offer to $800 but no one volunteered to leave the plane.
Then, a manager boarded the plane and told the passengers that four people will be randomly selected by a computer and would need to leave the flight. A couple was selected and left the plane voluntarily. And that's when the man in the video was asked to leave.
Apparently the man was "very upset" and told the United employees that he was a doctor and needed to travel so he could see his patients in the morning. The manager replied that he would call security if he didn't leave the plane voluntarily.
Two security officers approached him and tried to talk with him but he still refused to leave his seat. When a third security officer came in, they forcibly removed the man off the plane.
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It is unclear what happened with the man who was dragged off the plane. However, United released a statement: