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Airline says heat may be factor in 7 puppy deaths

4 years ago August 17, 2010 Aug 17, 2010 Tuesday, August 17 2010 Tuesday, August 17, 2010 1:31:21 PM EDT in News
Source: Associated Press

Heat might have killed seven puppies that died in the cargo hold of an American Airlines jet this month, that's according to a spokeswoman for the airline.

The airline is defending the situation, saying the flight complied with company policy that prohibits shipping animals in hot weather.

American also says the puppies that died might have had other health problems because 17 other dogs survived the same flight.

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