United Airlines under fire after passenger dragged from plane; officer put on leave

United Airlines under fire after passenger dragged from plane; officer put on leaveUnited Airlines sparked outrage on Monday for the treatment of a passenger who was physically dragged off a plane the airline had overbooked, and one of the security officers involved in the incident was placed on leave pending an investigation. Videos posted online by other passengers showed a man screaming as officers yanked him from his seat on United Flight 3411 before it departed from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday. The videos sparked outrage on social media, the second time in less than a month that United was criticized for its treatment of passengers.



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