United Airlines is deprived of another media nightmare after a rabbit destined to be the world’s largest rabbit is found dead on a flight from the United Kingdom to the United States. Before the departure of Heathrow, it was examined by veterinarians, who found that it was quite healthy.
NEW YORK – United Airlines, which had recently triggered a very negative and even almost wild reaction from around the world after some scandals, could now face legal action after the death of a rabbit in the cargo area of a Boeing 767 flight From Heathrow to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, as reported by The Daily Telegraph .
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The United Airlines rabbit, named Simon is 90 centimeters high was transported from the United Kingdom to the United States in the luggage compartment. Prior to the departure of Heathrow, he was examined by the veterinarians, who noted that the animal was quite healthy. Nevertheless, at O’Hare airport in Chicago he was found dead. Simon was to receive the title of largest rabbit in the world, now carried by his father Darius.
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The cause of rabbits death has not yet been established. Simon’s hostess recounted that the animal had repeatedly taken the plane and had supported the flights quite normally.
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“We were saddened to hear this news,” said the spokesman for United Airlines, according to the Mirror.
United Airlines rabbit death latest in recent string of problems
Previously, the US airline had encountered serious difficulties and had been critically challenged. In the month of April, airline United Airlines drew a flood of criticism following the violent removal of a passenger at O’Hare airport in Chicago due to overbooking of the plane. Photos and videos showing security agents dragging the passenger to the ground, bloodied face, have aroused indignation around the world.
After the accident, employees of the company had pulled Michael Hohl and Amber Maxwell out of a plane, two newlyweds who had settled on more expensive seats than those they had booked.