This is the shocking moment a man claiming to be a doctor was violently dragged out of his seat aboard a plane.

The video, recorded by a fellow passenger, was taken on a United Airlines flight.

Airport security ejected the man after he refused to leave the overbooked flight because he was ‘trying to get to work’.

Allegedly, the man was removed from the flight to make space for an employee.


Audra Bridges, who witnessed the incident, wrote on facebook:

“Please share this video. we’re in this flight. United airways overbooked the flight. They randomly decided on human beings to kick off so their standby team may want to have a seat.

“This man is a doctor and has to be at the hospital in the morning. He did not want to get off. We are all shaky and so disgusted. #unitedairways”

A Reddit person via the name of eman00619 defined that passengers have been informed on the gate the flight was overbooked and United airlines have been at the hunt for a person to to take every other flight to Louisville on Monday.

The offer protected $400 and a inn stay.

“passengers had been allowed to board the flight, bridges stated, and as soon as the flight changed into filled the ones at the aircraft had been advised that four human beings had to give up their seats to stand-by united employees that had to be in louisville on monday for a flight,” the person revealed.

“passengers have been told that the flight would not take off until the united group had seats, bridges stated, and the offer turned into expanded to $800, but nobody volunteered.”

Credit: Twitter/@Tyler_Bridges
Credit: Twitter/@Tyler_Bridges

A manager reportedly then came aboard the aircraft and used a computer to pick 4 humans to be taken off the flight. a pair had been decided on first and quick left. the doctor in the video changed into then faced.

united airways stated in a assertion: “after our group searched for volunteers, one client refused to go away the aircraft voluntarily and law enforcement changed into requested to come to the gate.”

One critic on twitter wrote: “that’s a few horrible pr, @unitedairlines. how about not dragging humans off planes in order that personnel can take the seat?”

“unitedairlines disgrace on you. thank goodness this changed into caught on video,” any other stated.


another video became additionally launched from the notorious flight showing the tremendously distressed man at the back of the aircraft, gripping curtain repeating “i need to move domestic,” and “simply kill me.”

“are you fucking kidding me?” a man is heard announcing as he movies the shaken man.

the identification of the person or details of ways he ended up in the state seen inside the clips are not presently acknowledged.