African Woman Was Kicked Off The United Airlines Flight For “Smelling Bad”

May 16, 2018 16:49

Black woman and her children were recently embarrassed badly at the United Airlines flight. According to woman’s statement, the crew ordered them to get out of the plane in Texas after other passenger said she smelled bad.

The Nigerian woman, Queen Obioma, has already filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against the United Airlines. She asks for damages of more than $75,000.

The woman was about to fly to Canada together with her kids and was planning to enroll them in a school, but the airline crew messed up their plans. Moreover, it was very embarrassing for them.

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According to the lawsuit:

United has no legitimate reason or justification to remove [Obioma] from the flight but for racial prejudice and insulted [her] by stating that Ms. Obioma stank.

The official representatives of the United Airlines commented the situation:

United does not tolerate discrimination of any kind and will investigate this matter. We have not yet been served with this suit and due to the pending litigation involved, we’re unable to provide further comment.

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This case happened back in 2016, several hours after Obioma arrived at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston from Nigeria and was about to get on flight to Ontario.

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The lawsuit says:

The pilot personally requested that Ms. Obioma be ejected from the aircraft because the white man sitting around her in the business class cabin was not comfortable flying with her because she was 'pungent’.

As a result, the woman had to reschedule the appointment at the school in Canada and had to spend additional money on trip.

The case is yet to be investigated. What do you think about this story? Did the crew act according to legal procedures, or was it a pure discrimination?

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