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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Jun 16, 2007
Report Date: August 2007
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 3 months
Flight Number: 550
Originating Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Destination Airport: SAN (San Diego Intl)
Reporting Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)


Report:

Carrier: Alaska Airlines (Cargo) Flight: 550 (SEA-SAN) Date of incident: 6/13/07 Time of incident: Between: 930a-1p

Description of animal (including name): 13-week-old puppy, Name: unknown

Narrative description of incident: Consignee called to advise that the plastic zip-tie (which added by shipper to secure kennel door) was missing upon picking up her 13-week-old puppy. Since the puppy was limping, she took the puppy to her vet. The puppy’s foot was broken. There are no instructions to the airline to open the puppy’s cage for any reason enroute. However, cage zip tie was missing and a blanket from inside the cage was reported missing.

Narrative description of the cause of the incident: Unknown cause of injury (broken leg)

Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: No action required.

No photographs available

PetFlight Report:
August 2007 Airline Pet Travel Report

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

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