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    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    Doctor Left Bloodied After Being Dragged Off An 'Overbooked' Plane. Photos

    A doctor who was dragged off an United Airlines flight once lost his licence to practice after being convicted of drugs offences, it has emerged. ...

    Disturbing videos of Dr David Dao, a 69-year-old grandfather, being physically ripped from his seat by security agents in Chicago have sparked global headlines.

    He refused to give up his seat after United Airlines claimed the flight had been 'overbooked'. In fact, the company needed four seats for staff to get to the destination in Louisville, Kentucky, by the next day.

    Dr Dao screamed and was left covered in blood after he smashed his face on a seat during the struggle.

    The incident has led to calls for a worldwide boycott of United.

    Dr Dao has so far declined to speak to media over the incident as he recovers in hospital with his family.

    Meanwhile, United Airlines saw more than £1.1billion wiped off its share price amid the controversy .

    More than 80,000 people so far have signed a petition to the White House asking for an investigation into the incident.

    Hundreds of people have people have taken to social media to say they will never fly with the airline again.

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