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United Airlines Forces Passenger Off Plane Due Overbooking

Discussion in 'Coffee Shack (Daily News/Economy)' started by OverOver, Apr 10, 2017.



  1. Joe King

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    Yea. I just hope they cleaned the seat the lice-ridden kid was sitting in. If not, I feel sorry for whoever was the next person to use that seat.
     
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    Doctor, 28, on foreign exchange program is arrested for groping a sleeping 16-year-old passenger while she slept on a United flight
    • Vijakumar Krishnappa, 28, was sitting in a seat beside the 16-year-old girl July 23rd when she awoke to him groping her
    • Krishnappa, is reportedly a foreign doctor visiting the United States in part of a several month-long medical fellowship program
    • The teen, from Washington state, was aboard a flight to New Jersey to attend a leadership program at Princeton
    • Attorney for the family, Johnny McCray told the Washington Post his client was able to easily spot out Krishnappa in a photo lineup of several suspects during the FBI investigation
    • Krishnappa has since denied the charges brought against him. He has been put on an electronic monitoring system since relased from jail on bond


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    Doctor giving out 'free advice' exams?
     
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    Here's the back story of the Doctor who got tossed off the plane and beat up by the cops.

    From a United flight attendant I know who said this is what the MSM neglected to mention:


    It seems that the good doctor had volunteered to give up his seat and leave the plane. Even got paid to depart.

    Then he changed his mind after the seats were filled. He went to the gate person and said he changed his mind and tried to pay the money back.

    They told him it was too late. So the doctor decides to 'charge' the plane by running down the gangway to the door.

    They grabbed him and escorted him back out to the waiting area and he promptly ran back down the jetway.

    They again escorted him back out and called security.

    So he goes for the gate a 3rd time! Security dragged his stupid ass out and the rest is the media bias...
     
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    Inside the American Airlines flight from hell: Cabin video captures the mayhem after severe turbulence hospitalized TEN people
    • The aftermath of American Airlines flight 759 was released on Sunday
    • Footage shows items strewn in the aisle and dark drinks staining the ceiling
    • The plane had 'severe turbulence' before landing in Philadelphia on Saturday
    • Passengers claim the aircraft suddenly lurched, sending people and drinks flying
    • Three people and seven crew members were taken to hospital for their injuries


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    Armed police called in after BA passengers 'went crazy' when their flight from Heathrow to Las Vegas was delayed for TWO DAYS
    • British Airways flight to Vegas was cancelled on Sunday due to a technical fault
    • Holidaymakers put up in hotels and boarded a plane to America the next day
    • A baggage mix-up on Monday sparked anger and armed police were called in
    • After second night in Heathrow hotels the plane took off - a whole two days later


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    'It was a crazy experience': Passengers subdue man after he tries to open plane's exit door during American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Minneapolis
    • A man on an American Airlines flight from LAX to Minneapolis on Saturday reportedly tried to open the plane's exit door while it was in the air
    • Passenger Richard Munassi said passengers began 'yelling and screaming' during the flight on Saturday as they tried to subdue the man
    • He was subdued and the flight landed safely; police escorted the man off the plane in handcuffs
    • It's unclear what charges the man faces, but the investigation has been turned over to the FBI
    • DailyMail.com has requested comment from American Airlines and the FBI


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  8. Joe King

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    No need to freak out in such a case. There's no way possible for any human to be able to open the door once the plane is pressurized.

    The proper response would be to laugh at and openly mock the person trying to do so. Possibly even encourage them. Ie: let them tire themselves out so that way when you take 'em down after they give up, they'll be too wore out to put up much of a fight.

    Just for reference, it takes in excess of 3,000 pounds of force to overcome the planes internal pressure. No human can muster that kind of force barehanded and without using proper leverage. Maybe with a 50' crowbar or something, but his own two hands? No way. I'm amazed that it seems most people don't realize that.
     
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    From a drunken first-class flyer to an oddball blanket-stealer and a CORPSE: Passengers reveal their most disturbing seat neighbours ever
    • One man awoke to find his neighbour cleaning his teeth on his blanket
    • Another was next to a drunk woman who poured her drink over her in a rage
    • One passenger even ended up sitting next to a corpse


    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-4848102/Passengers-reveal-disturbing-seat-neighbours.html#ixzz4rcyYX9qp
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    Delta pays passenger $4,000 to give up her seat for college football fan: Mom-of-three reveals how she held out until she got the airline's best offer on overbooked flight
    • Tracy Jarvis Smith saw an overbooked Delta flight as an opportunity to fund her next big trip when no one on the flight was willing to give up their seat
    • The plane was filled with Georgia Bulldogs fans waiting to see their team go up against Notre Dame's Fighting Irish
    • Delta's offer to passengers to take a later flight kept creeping up, so Smith waited until the number she had in her head was hit, she walked away with $4,000
    • She says she's now planning her next trip, a first class flight to Hawaii with her husband


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  11. TAEZZAR

    TAEZZAR LADY JUSTICE ISNT BLIND, SHES JUST AFRAID TO WATCH Midas Member Site Supporter

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    GEEEEEZ, I wonder how much she will make on that one ? [​IMG] :dduck:
     
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    Two of the airport security officers who dragged a doctor off his United Airlines flight are fired for using 'excessive force' and for 'removing facts' from a report about the incident
    • Two Chicago aviation officers were fired over a notorious incident where a doctor was dragged from an overbooked United flight in April
    • A sergeant was fired for removing 'material facts' from reports
    • 69-year-old Dr David Dao was brutally taken off a an oversold Louisville-bound flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in April
    • Dao was left bloodied and bruised as officials with the Chicago Department of Aviation dragged him through the aisle of the aircraft


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    Disappointing story. I can only imagine that the flight crew have been so indoctrinated by the left to fear reprisal for any show of patriotism that they felt highly compelled to suppress any display of it on the plane. The anti-America crowd have become extremely emboldened over time because they are supported by the media, the democrats and the courts. I believe the vast majority of us feel differently and should act as we feel.
     
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    Flew two connecting in ATL flights on Delta from Texas to SDF. First flight had very roomy seating and leg room, second was pretty good. Short flights so no food. Good experience all round except for TSA "back of the hand" pressing on and around my penis. I guess that is permitted now according to agent. Seems my trousers were sagging in the scanner according to the agent, causing my hand patdown. I explained that if you take my belt and have me put my hands over my head, my trousers may sag or even fall down. He was not interested.
     
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    I've noticed lately that they're selling different ticket classes--some that agree they can be bumped and some that can't. There's not a lot of difference in the coach price for this (like $25 more last flight I took a couple weeks ago). I was glad I paid extra as the flights both ways had some
    Folks getting bumped to next flight. I had a business meeting to be at so I didn't have the flexibility to get bumped.
     
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    Mtgats funny...same shit happened to me a couple weeks ago. Agent got pissy and told me
    To pull up my pants. Of course I'm
    Like well if I had my belt...

    I'm going to look at precheck.
     
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    If you guys were ugly like me they would not bother you!
     
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    I consider myself kinda ugly but they touched and prodded my dick anyway.
    Maybe looking if I was hiding a pair of socks there or something.
     
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    There's nowhere in the Lower 48 I can't drive to. You won't catch me be groped by some semi-literate black cunt. IF, and that's a BIG IF, I ever need to go out of the country I'll be flying Private.
     
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    Get pre check

    Keep your shoes on, leave your belt where it belongs, keep your coat on

    Never a pat down

    Just an interview, $80, and a 4 month wait

    Good to go
     
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    I did a quick look at the website today. Said something about being required to be fingerprinted? That sounds like a giant PITA...
     
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    Its electronic. You just put your fingers on the scanner as part of the private interview.

    Generally I'd be opposed to this but in NC CCP takes fingerprints so I'm already in the puter.

    Plus CA, where I used to live before it became completely ridiculous, took prints for the drivers license
     
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    $80? Such a deal!
     
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    For five years at $20 per year it's a great deal

    Saves a few hours every check in
     

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