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United Airlines Faces Twitter Blast After Asian Passenger Forcibly Deboarded

Twitter erupted at the Airline’s misconduct with the paying passenger as the video posted by the fellow fliers showed the man being bloodied on his physical tussle with the staff.

News18.com

Updated:April 11, 2017, 8:28 PM IST
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United Airlines Faces Twitter Blast After Asian Passenger Forcibly Deboarded
The passenger, a 22-year-old whose name was not released, was co-operative and faced "no appropriate charges for anything criminal. (Photo courtesy: AFP Relaxnews/ United Airlines)
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On Tuesday, a video went viral on Twitter showing a man being violently dragged off a United Airlines plane. The incident took place after the plane was overbooked because of an additional flight crew that had to fly to Louisville.

Twitter erupted at the Airline’s misconduct with the paying passenger as the video posted by the fellow fliers showed the man being bloodied on his physical tussle with the staff.

Users condemned the act in various creative ways using the hashtag #united.

@Reflog_18 tweeted an image displaying a special ‘Fight Club’ section in the United Airplane

Another tweet mentioned that you might end up in a hospital if you fly with United AIrlines.

People across the world are terming the incident as a racial act since the man dragged off the plane was an Asian.

Twitteratis also posted an ‘Air Force One’ meme on the incident while another showed photo of "The Walking Dead" slugger Negan with his barbed baseball bat walking through the cabin. The tweet read:

Watch the full video:

*With inputs from AFP Relaxnews*

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| Edited by: Sarthak Dogra
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