Arabic Men Feared To Be Terrorists Removed From Plane Amid Passengers’ Concerns

The recent bombing attack in Boston had several passengers on edge during a planned United Airlines flight from the O’Hare International Airport to Chicago.

Two Arabic men who were seated in separated areas on United Flight 636 were feared to be terrorists after speaking in their native tongue, according to

Passengers voiced concerns and the men were subsequently escorted from the plane by authorities, The Chicago tribune reports.

Marathon runner Rich Siok told the Tribune he reported the men to a flight attendant after feeling uneasy,

“I told the flight crew, ‘I don’t feel comfortable with this.’ And they felt the same exact way,” Siok said, according to the Tribune.

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