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:   Business Insider

Was that doctor dragged off the United Airlines flight because he was Asian? Many in China think so.

  Was that doctor dragged off the United Airlines flight because he was Asian? Many in China think so. <p>News that a passenger was forcibly dragged off a United Airlines plane has gone viral all over the world.</p>“He said, more or less, ‘I’m being selected because I’m Chinese,’” fellow passenger Tyler Bridges was quoted as saying by The Washington Post.

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

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

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.

United won't use police to remove overbooked passengers - CEO

  United won't use police to remove overbooked passengers - CEO <p>United Airlines will no longer use law enforcement officers to remove passengers from overbooked flights after global outrage erupted over a video showing a passenger dragged from one of its planes in Chicago.</p>"We're not going to put a law enforcement official... to remove a booked, paid, seated passenger," United Continental Holdings Inc Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz told ABC News on Wednesday morning. "We can't do that.

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

(Facebook/Audra Dickerson) 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

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. 

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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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