United Airlines Attendant Stuffs Puppy in Overhead Bin, Kills Him
Recently a United Airlines attendant forced a dog owner to keep their pet in the cabin’s overhead bin which resulted in the puppy’s death.
A 4-hour long flight from Houston to New York on United Airlines 1284, during the whole trip the flight attendant forced the dog’s owner to put her dog in an overhead compartment. The dog was dead when the flight landed.
The dog’s owner 11-year-old Sophie Ceballos, her infant sibling and her mother Catelina Robledo were accompanying the dog.
Normally, pets are allowed to be carried on board in carriers and passengers are requested to keep their pets under the seats. In this horrible incident, this inhuman United Airlines Attendant forced the owner of the dog to put her pet in the overhead bin, which caused the dog to suffocate and die.
The poor puppy was suffering in the overhead compartment during the whole flight. The flight from George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston to LaGuardia Airport in New York and lasted around 4 hours.
A passenger sitting behind the dog’s owner and her mother, June Lara, described the terrible incident in a Facebook Post. The Animal suffered throughout the flight because of lack of air and oxygen in the overhead compartment, according to June Lara.
She wrote, “This little guy fought hard for his life, filling our flight with his cries until he finally ran out of breath.”
The pet owner fell down on the floor as soon as she discovered that her beloved pet had passed away, she clutched the dog’s dead body and rocked back and forth, according to Maggie Gremminger, another fellow passenger.
Right after the incident, United Airlines issued an apology for this terrible incident.
“This was a tragic accident that should never have occurred, as pets should never be placed in the overhead bin,” United Airlines spokesperson, Maggie Schmerin, said.
She said, “We assume full responsibility for this tragedy and express our deepest condolences to the family and are committed to supporting them.”
The family’s flight tickets and the fee paid to bring the puppy on board were refunded by United Airlines, but it was too late. No amount in the world can equate the loss of a pet.