Ten-month-old French Bulldog puppy dies on a United Flight after air crew 'order its owner to put it in overhead compartment'

Mail Online | 3/13/2018 | Hannah Parry For Dailymail.com
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A ten-month-old French Bulldog puppy has died after a United Airlines flight attendant allegedly told the dog's owner to put it in the overhead compartment.

The owner had boarded United Flight 1284, from Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport to New York, on Monday, with her puppy in its carrier.

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But fellow passenger, June Lara, who sat behind the owner on the flight, told Chron.com that a member of the flight crew had told the dog owner to put it in the overhead container.

'The flight attendants of flight UA1284 felt that the innocent animal was better off crammed inside the overhead container without air and water,' he wrote on Facebook.

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'They INSISTED that the puppy be locked up for three hours without any kind of airflow. They assured the safety of the family's pet so wearily, the mother agreed.'

Lara said that when the plane eventually landed three hours later and the owner, who was with her two young children, opened the overheard luggage, the dog was dead.

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'There was no sound as we landed and opened his kennel,' he wrote. 'I held her baby as the mother attempted to resuscitate their 10 month old puppy. I cried with them three minutes later as she sobbed over his lifeless body. My heart broke with theirs as...
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