WATCH: Man dragged off overbooked flight after refusing to give up seat

United Airlines apologised following the incident

WATCH: Man dragged off overbooked flight after refusing to give up seat

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A man was dragged off an overbooked United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville after he refused to give up his seat,

Video footage posted on social media shows the man being forcibly removed from his seat  and dragged down the aisle of the plane after the airline said he refused to give it up voluntarily. 

 

 

In a statement to WHAS11, United said:

“Flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville was overbooked. After our team looked for volunteers, one customer refused to leave the aircraft voluntarily and law enforcement was asked to come to the gate. We apologize for the overbook situation.”

The condition of the man following the incident is not known. It is believed that man was the only passenger removed from the flight.