Dog Dies on Southwest Flight, Family Blaming Airline

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Dog Dies on Southwest Flight, Family Blaming Airline

A Southwest passenger says the airline is at fault after her canine wasn’t capable of breathe in his provider and suffered a tragic dying throughout a flight.

The three-year-old French bulldog, named Charlie, was a consolation pet and a paying passenger that had been flying in a canine provider on a SW flight final month to Pennsylvania.

Charlie’s companion Courtney tells us the canine began having respiratory issues throughout a connecting flight of their Dec. 21 journey. She claims when she tried to open the provider or take Charlie out, an airline attendant refused to permit it and threatened to show the aircraft round, or Courtney would face different penalties.

Courtney says it was “brutal,” and claims Charlie had been in any other case wholesome. She believes he overheated and suffered heatstroke and seizure because of the temperature on her first flight — though, we’re advised a necropsy has not been executed to verify that.

She claims she had requested an attendant on that first flight to show up the AC to chill down Charlie. In the course of the connecting flight, she claims she tried explaining he would die if he continued to have hassle respiratory … however wasn’t allowed to assist him as he moaned for air.

Consequently, she’s alleging the Southwest workers “let him die.” Courtney is an X-ray technician who says she’d been touring across the U.S. to assist Covid sufferers, and Charlie was her help animal.

Courtney’s lawyer Evan Oshan tells TMZ his shopper was solely provided a ticket refund, however now desires to sue for the lack of Charlie and for ache and struggling. She additionally desires the flight attendant fired.

A spokesperson for Southwest tells us… “We’re disheartened to be taught concerning the passing of this Buyer’s pet and have been involved together with her to be taught extra. Tens of 1000’s of Prospects journey with cats and canines each month on Southwest. Whereas onboard the plane, pets should stay of their well-ventilated carriers always for the consolation and security of fellow Prospects.”

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