Man forced off overbooked United flight in 2017

A man was forcibly removed and dragged from a United flight from Chicago to Louisville because the airline had sold more plane tickets than they had available. The man refused to get off the plane.
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A man was forcibly removed and dragged from a United flight from Chicago to Louisville because the airline had sold more plane tickets than they had available. The man refused to get off the plane.

‘On United, removing reluctant passengers will no longer be a drag’

April 14, 2017 09:06 PM

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Carl Hiaasen

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Carl Hiaasen joined the Herald in 1976 and worked as a general assignment reporter, magazine writer and investigative reporter before starting his column in 1985.