Dog Dies on United Flight After Employee Forces Kennel Into Overhead Compartment

Policy is to keep pets underneath seats

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It’s hard to believe United could have a worse year than its last, but just a couple months in, 2018 is already shaping up to be a PR disaster for the airline—and this time, bad decisions proved to be fatal.

The New York Post reported on Monday night that a dog died onboard a United flight from Houston to New York when a flight attendant forced the owner to put her 10-month-old French bulldog puppy—who was in a TSA-approved kennel—in the overhead bin for the duration of the trip.

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