Video: Due to overbooking, United Air injures and drags a doctor off flight, while others look on in shock

This is certainly not going to help with the negative perception many have of airlines.

A man was violently dragged off an overbooked United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville late Sunday after refusing to disembark.

And in the age of smart phones, all the world was a witness:

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Social media user Tyler Bridges identified the man being dragged down the aisle as “a doctor trying to get to work.”

A passenger said that after passengers had boarded, they were told that four people would need to give up there seats to four stand-by United employees who needed to be in Louisville on Monday for a flight, 10 News WTSP reported.

After no one volunteered, a computer was used to randomly select four people, with an unlucky couple being tagged first. They left the aircraft and then the man said to be a doctor was selected, and he had no intentions of giving up his seat

…until “persuaded” by security personnel.

A United spokesperson confirmed in a statement that a passenger had been taken off the flight.

“Flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville was overbooked,” the spokesperson said. “After our team looked for volunteers, one customer refused to leave the aircraft voluntarily and law enforcement was asked to come to the gate.

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“We apologize for the overbook situation. Further details on the removed customer should be directed to authorities.”



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