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Iraqi man calls on Southwest Airlines to apologize for kicking him off the plane
An Iraqi-born refugee thrown off a Southwest Airlines flight wants the airline to apologize for singling him out.
26-year-old University of California, Berkeley student Khairuldeen Makhzoomi says he spoke Arabic on the phone with his uncle while his plane waited to take off from Los Angeles International Airport, SFGate reported. Soon after, he says, a female passenger looked at him and left her seat; moments later, Southwest Airlines employees told him he must leave the plane. His experience only got worse from there.