A Chicago Aviation Officer has been placed on administrative leave following a video going viral of the officer essentially dragging a passenger off the plane. You can see the footage below:
— Tyler Bridges (@Tyler_Bridges) April 9, 2017
Their Aviation Department spokeswoman Karen Pride released a statement on Monday, April 10th regarding the officer being put on leave.
“The incident on United flight 3411 was not in accordance with our standard operating procedure and the actions of the aviation security officer are obviously not condoned by the Department. That officer has been placed on leave effective today pending a thorough review of the situation.”
Check back later for updates on this situation.