Passengers on an American Airlines flight were removed from the plane for protecting an African-American.
NBC News reported on a joint lawsuit by five people against American Airlines.
According to the TV channel, the incident occurred on the flight вЂњLos Angeles-PhoenixвЂќ, when a black resident of Arizona asked the airline staff to change to another empty seat.
Elgin banks ' request was refused. It is known that before this, several вЂњwhitesвЂќ were able to change their seats during the flight.
The lawsuit mentioned that Banks did not object, but after a while security officers approached him and asked him to leave the plane at the next landing. The passengers sitting nearby began to intercede for the African American, but the guards took all the participants of the discussion into the street.