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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Apr 17, 2007
Report Date: June 2007
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 11 years
Flight Number: 215
Originating Airport: 000
Destination Airport: 000
Reporting Airport: 000


Report:

Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 215 Date of incident: 4/17/07 Time of incident: (During-flight) between 6:15a PT -1:05p PT

Description of animal (including name): 11-year-old Dog (named Betsy) The ramp lead observed Betsy with one eye partially closed and tearing up prior to the flight.

Narrative description of incident: (in flight passing) A dog traveling in the animal hold, passed away during the flight, due to an unknown cause. When the owner was told of the pet’s death, they mentioned that Betsy had been under stress during the family’s move.

Narrative description of the cause of the incident: Unknown cause.

Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: Absent known cause, no action required beyond appropriate communication with Betsy’s owners.

PetFlight Report:
June 2007 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/2007/june/Alaska-redacted.doc

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