Before you watch this video, just a reminder that it is VERY disturbing.
UPDATE: One of the Officers who dragged the man off the plane has been placed on leave. (HERE)
A United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville was overbooked and United Airlines asked for volunteers to give up their seats.
Prior to boarding, passengers were offered $400 and a hotel stay. No one volunteered. After that, the airline offered passengers already on the plane, $800 and a hotel stay to get on a flight the next morning instead. Still, they were left with no volunteers and passengers were randomly selected to get off the plane.
One man said he couldn’t take the next flight because he had patients he needed to see the next morning.
That’s when police officers were called to physically remove him from the plane and cameras started rolling: