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Muslim Family Kicked Off Plane

January 02, 2009 CNN A Muslim family removed from a plane Thursday after passengers became concerned about their conversation about the "safest" plac

January 02, 2009 CNN

A Muslim family removed from a plane Thursday after passengers became concerned about their conversation about the "safest" place to sit says AirTran officials refused to re-book them, even after FBI investigators cleared them of wrongdoing.

All eight members of the Irfan family from Alexandria, Va., and a friend were kicked off an Orlando-bound AirTran Airways flight after two other passengers overheard what they thought was a "suspicious remark".

The remark involved one of the family's desire to sit in the "safest" seats.

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