HOUSTON --A Utah couple claims they were mistreated and booted off a United Airlines flight in Houston for sitting in the wrong seats.
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The man and woman were flying to Costa Rica for their wedding when they say they were kicked off their flight.
Michael Hohl told "Good Morning America" that he and his fiancee moved to empty seats because another passenger had fallen asleep right next to their assigned seats.
A flight attendant told them to move back. Hohl said he complied, but a federal air marshal came on board and asked them to get off.
"Even though we moved to the right seats, we were still taken off the plane," Hohl, said.
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The flight wasn't full, but United said they were removed because they insisted on sitting in upgraded seats without paying extra. They said they were willing to pay for the upgrade but were still forced to leave the plane.
United Airlines announced over the weekend that they are changing the policy that allowed Dr. David Dao to be forcibly removed from his seat on the full flight to make room for crewmembers