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United Airlines pilot removed after election rant

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 00:46

A United Airlines pilot is removed from a flight after ranting about the U.S. election saying she didn't vote for Clinton or Trump because they are a ''bunch of liars.'' Linda So reports.

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Passengers on the United Airlines flight knew something wasn't right when the pilot showed up late and was not wearing her uniform. SOUNDBITE: PAM O'NEAL, PASSENGER, SAYING: "She shows up dressed like a civilian and asks to us to take a vote to see whether she should change into her uniform or fly as is." After that, it only got stranger. SOUNDBITE: NOEL PORTUGAL, PASSENGER, SAYING: "She was venting, she mentioned her divorce." SOUNDBITE: PAM O'NEAL, PASSENGER, SAYING: "She started off by saying that she had not voted for either Trump or Clinton because they're a bunch of liars." That's when about 20 passengers got off the plane saying they didn't feel safe with her in the cockpit. United put a new pilot on the plane and the flight took off about 90 minutes late from Austin, Texas to San Francisco.

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United Airlines pilot removed after election rant

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 00:46