United Airlines Claims Simon The Giant Rabbit Was Still Alive Upon Landing In Chicago -- So What The Heck Happened?
Simon The Giant Rabbit's cause of death is to stay a mystery.
As we previously reported, United Airlines once again faced a bit of negative PR after a 10-month-old Continental Giant Rabbit died following a flight from London to Chicago. So sad.
While it was first believed that Simon died in the cargo hold of a trans-continental United flight, a spokesperson for the airline defends the rabbit was alive upon landing in the Windy City. According to United rep Charles Hobart, the animal passed away in a pet holding facility at the airport. Is this their way of saying it isn't their fault??
To make matters worse, Simon's cause of death is to remain unsolved as Hobart noted: