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US New video shows the moments before police dragged a man off a United flight (UAL)

15:36  13 april  2017
15:36  13 april  2017 Source:   businessinsider.com

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Video of police officers dragging a passenger A doctor trying to return home to his patients was dragged by his hands from an overbooked United Airlines ( UAL .N) flight , according to social media.

Video of police officers dragging a passenger A doctor trying to return home to his patients was dragged by his hands from an overbooked United Airlines ( UAL .N) flight , according to social media.

United flight © Provided by Business Insider United flight A new video obtained by People Magazine shows an exchange the police had with the passenger they dragged off a United Airlines flight.

The video shows a police officer telling the passenger, who has been identified as 69-year-old David Dao, that he would drag him off the plane if he didn't give up his seat.

"Well, we will have to drag you," the officer says in the video.

Dao then reaffirmed he would not get up from his seat.

"You can drag me out, but I'm not going. I'm staying right here," he says. 

The video confirms witness accounts of the incident, with Dao telling the officer he didn't want to give up his seat because he's a doctor and has to see patients in the morning.

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The video shows police warned the passenger they intended to use force before dragging him off a United Airlines flight . SEE ALSO: United Airlines ignored an easy solution before dragging a customer off the plane.

New video recorded by a passenger on board the Louisville-bound United Airlines flight from which Dr. David Dao was forcibly removed shows what happened moments before the viral incident occurred. The footage, taken by passenger Joya Cummings

The video also shows him mentioning the possibility of a lawsuit over the phone as he explains to someone that he is being asked to leave the flight, but it's unclear who he is speaking with.

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United has faced backlash after a video went viral Monday showing police officers forcibly removing Dao from the flight traveling from Chicago to Louisville, with customers threatening to boycott the company. Dao was treated for injuries he suffered to his face and a police officer involved in the incident has been placed on leave.

After making two poorly received statements, United CEO Oscar Munoz has apologized to Dao and the other passengers on the flight. 

NOW WATCH: United Airlines CEO apologizes after initially calling the passenger 'disruptive' and 'belligerent'

American Airlines apologizes for onboard clash over stroller .
<p>American Airlines on Saturday apologized to a female passenger and suspended an employee after a video showing an onboard clash over a baby stroller went viral, in the latest embarrassment for a U.S. carrier over how it treated a customer.</p>The clip, posted to Facebook on Friday by a bystander on the flight, shows a woman in tears with a young child in her arms, and a man emerging from his seat to confront a male flight attendant.

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