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Passengers rejoice when man kicked off Chicago-Houston flight for racist remarks

Passengers rejoice when man kicked off Chicago-Houston flight for racist remarks

"Goooodbyeee raaacists!"

That was the blunt - and unquestionably sarcastic - message one heated passenger delivered to a man and a woman as they were being kicked off a United Airlines flight Saturday evening for causing a disturbance that was blamed on racist comments.

The confrontation on Flight 1113 from Chicago to Houston began several minutes earlier, when a Pakistani man and woman wearing traditional clothing were boarding the plane, according to VHF affiliate KHOU.

As the couple placed their bags in an overheard bin, a male passenger - who was not identified by the airline - asked the couple if they had a bomb in their luggage, another passenger...

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