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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Jan 07, 2008
Report Date: March 2008
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 67
Originating Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Destination Airport: KTN (Ketchikan Intl)
Reporting Airport: KTN (Ketchikan Intl)


Report:

Incident 1 Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 67(SEA/KTN) Date of incident: January 7, 2008 Time of incident: Approximately 5:10 P.M.

Description of animal (including name): Dog (Unknown: breed, name, sex, age of pet)

Narrative description of incident: Upon opening the aircraft pit, Ketchikan ramp personnel found that Ms. Smith’s dog had passed away. It is not clear at what point the animal perished while in the airline’s custody.

Narrative description of the cause of the incident: A dog arrived deceased in Ketchikan. This appears to be a natural death. There is no evidence to suggest that the airline’s handling contributed to the animal’s condition in any way.

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

No photographs available

PetFlight Report:
March 2008 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/2008/march/Alaska-redacted.doc

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