Woman Claims She and Daughter With Autism Were Kicked Off United Plane

Pilot makes emergency landing after autistic child got frustrated over her in-fight meal.
1:49 | 05/11/15

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Transcript for Woman Claims She and Daughter With Autism Were Kicked Off United Plane
Now to the outrage with an airline this morning. A mother and her daughter kicked off because the daughter has special needs. Neal Karlinsky with the story. Reporter: This morning, big controversy over the moments captured in this video. Paramedics escorting the Beegle family from Oregon off the flight. The pilot made an emergency landing. The big threat? The Beegle's 15-year-old daughter with autism. People were shouting, leave her alone. Let her go. Reporter: Her 15-year-old daughter, Juliette, has a tough time communicating. She's easily upset if she doesn't have hot food. She asked the flight attendant to provide a warm meal. No, no, no. We can't do that. Reporter: First, she said they refuse period. I said, maybe after she has a meltdown and is trying to crash and crying, then you'll help us. They said we'll make an emergency landing because of passenger with a behavior issue. Reporter: You can see the family being asked to leave by a police officer. Including Juliette, who appears calm, as she gets up to leave. It was traumatic. Reporter: United airlines saying the crew made the best decision for the safety and comfort of all customers. One passenger saying the girl could be a threat and she was howling. Others say she was no more disruptive than a crying baby. And thought the emergency landing was extreme. This morning, donna says she plans to sue united, calling it discrimination. And she's asked the FAA to investigate. For "Good morning America," Neal karlins Karlinsky, ABC news, Seattle. FAA will be on that one. We turn to Amy for the

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