LONDON (AP) — United Airways is investigating a report that a big rabbit died on one in every of its trans-Atlantic flights.
Distraught breeder Annette Edwards from Worcestershire in central England informed The Related Press by telephone Wednesday that Simon, a ten-month-previous, three-foot (meter) -lengthy continental rabbit, had a vet examine shortly earlier than touring from London’s Heathrow airport to Chicago’s O’Hare airport.
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She stated Simon had been bought by a star whom she didn’t determine.
“Simon had his vet examine simply earlier than getting on the aircraft,” she stated. “He was match as a fiddle.”
The airline stated in a press release that it was “saddened” by the information and had been in touch with Edwards and provided help.
“The security and wellbeing of all of the animals that journey with us is of the utmost significance to United Airways and our PetSafe group,” the airline stated.
Edwards stated the airline was analyzing CCTV pictures to find out what may need occurred to the rabbit. United declined to touch upon the matter past its assertion.
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Airport officers eliminated David Dao, a sixty nine-yr-previous from Kentucky. Pictures of his bloodied face have been extensively circulated on social media, forcing the airline’s CEO to apologize.
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