American carrier apologises after the deaths among King Charles spaniel Lulu, which follows the demise of a beings British rabbit specified Simon
United Airline has apologised to the owners of pup that died in the cargo hold during a flight from Houston to San Francisco, the most recent death of an animal under the airlines care.
ABC News reported that Lulu, a five-year-old King Charles spaniel, was aboard the United plane on Sunday when the flight was delayed on the tarmac for two hours.
The Rasmussen family from Houston said their dog, which had been cleared to fly by a veterinarian daytimes before the flight, was killed in the cargo hold.
We are so sorry to learn of Lulus guide and have reached out to our purchaser to furnish our condolences and aid, United said in a statement. We are deeply worried any time an animal tolerates an injury while wandering with us and extremely grieved in the rare instance that one guides away.
We are handling a thorough review of this incident.
Data from the US transportation department shows that United had nine of the 26 deaths of animals reported last year during air transport, more than any other airline.
Uniteds handling of swine selected headlines this spring when a giant rabbit appointed Simondied during a outing from Britain to the Iowa state fair. Investors in the animal have indicted United, claiming its workers were responsible for its death.