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United Airlines had the flight overbooked and asked for four volunteers to give up their seats to United employees , after everyone was already boarded. "We'll communicate the results of our review by 30 April". "I'm sorry. We will fix this", Munoz said in a statement a day after he had defended the company in a memo, Reuters reports.
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    Nor could they confirm Kelley's claim that the man returned to the plane and was escorted off a second time , peacefully. The video ends before anything else is shown. Read the full story in the Courier-Journal here. In a statement United airlines told the BBC: "Flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville was overbooked".
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    No one volunteered , so the airline chose four people at random to leave the flight. She wrote: "We are on this flight.they randomly selected people to kick off so their standby crew could have a seat". United airlines overbooked the flight. United says it had overbooked a flight leaving Chicago. Three left. A fourth did not. They requested law enforcement assistance when one of them refused to leave.
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    United confirmed that a passenger had been taken off Flight 3411 on Sunday in Chicago, with CEO Oscar Munoz apologizing and pledging to "conduct our own detailed review of what happened". He said law enforcement was called when the fourth person refused to get off the plane. "While it is legal for airlines to involuntary bump passengers from an oversold flight when there are not enough volunteers, it is the airline's responsibility to determine its own fair boarding priorities", the ...
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    Kaylyn Davis, who posted the above video , said on Twitter that her husband was on the flight and sent her the video . He said United Airlines overbooked the Friday flight and asked for four volunteers to give their seats up so that personnel for the airline could be at work the next day.