A United Airlines Boeing 777 takes off at San Francisco International Airport's runway 10L. (Photo by Yichuan Cao/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Photo: NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Photo: NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Man ‘dared’ United crews to ‘drag him off’ flight

People aboard a United Airlines plane chanted “lock him up” as a “disruptive man” was escorted off a flight, authorities said. 

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The flight from Shanghai to New Jersey was reportedly delayed for hours Sunday because a man allegedly commandeered a row of seats and wouldn’t get out of a seat that wasn’t his, NBC4 reported. 

While passengers were deplaning, it was unclear what happened to the unidentified man, according to NBC4.

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