Little dog lands a jetliner after biting people on plane

elaine | December 6, 2010

A dog accompanying an elderly New Jersey woman on a US Airways flight to Phoenix became agitated and bit a passenger and a flight attendant today, forcing the pilot to make an unexpected stop in Pittsburgh.
The 12-pound Manchester terrier named Mandy was riding in an approved carrier on Flight 522 from Newark, airline and local [...]

Heat may have killed 7 puppies in airplane cargo hold

elaine | August 17, 2010

Heat might have killed seven puppies that died in the cargo hold of an American Airlines jet this month.
American Airlines spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan said Tuesday that necropsies on the puppies were inconclusive but found that heat “may have been a factor.”
The puppies died soon after the flight from Tulsa, Okla., landed in Chicago on [...]