175-pound man gets booted from plane due to weight restrictions
Some people have had issues flying because of their weight, but the latest passenger with this problem is just 175 pounds.
The incident occurred when Dan Nykaza was asked to leave an American Airlines Envoy flight from O'Hare to Salt Lake City because it had exceeded its maximum takeoff capacity, reports WLS.
According to him, he had been seated for nearly 30 minutes when a flight attendant told him to get off.
Nykaza has also said that the flight was not oversold, but because of the weight restrictions and a lack of volunteers, staff chose to remove the last two people who checked in.
WLS found that ticketed passengers can be bumped regardless of the airline or person's size.
American has since apologized to Nykaza and offered him 15,000 additional miles and a $500 voucher.
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