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This Day In Twisted History

(Cell Phone Video from Audra Bridges) 

by Twisted History Producer John Kelly 

This Day In Twisted History: April 9, 2017, Chicago O'Hare Airport 

David Dao Duy Anh, a Vietnamese-American passenger was forcibly dragged off United Flight 3411 despite having paid for his seat. He refused to give up because he is a doctor, and needed to see a patient the next day. 

The next morning, United CEO Oscar Munoz issued a statement which appeared to justify the removal of Dao, referring to it as "re-accommodating the customers."

Later (after their stock dropped sharply) they backtracked and said: "No one should ever be mistreated this way."

Bonus Twisted History:

In true internet hero fashion, David Dao was later outed for his questionable past. From The Independent:

“Doctor dragged off United flight was felon who traded prescription drugs for secret gay sex with patient half his age and took them himself – and he needed anger management, was ‘not forthright’ and had control issues, psychiatrist found,”

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