United Airlines continues to stake its claim as a contender for the worst company in history.

On Monday night, a woman and her two young children were flying from Houston to LaGuardia Airport in New York. They had their French bulldog puppy with them in a carrier.

A flight attendant told them it had to go in the overhead bin. The woman tried to protest, but the flight attendant wouldn't back down, so the woman put the dog up there.

When they landed, the puppy was dead. United gave a standard apology and they say they're investigating. They're refunding the family's tickets.

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