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Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: Jan 16, 2008
Report Date: March 2008
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: 2 years
Flight Number: 30
Originating Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)
Destination Airport: JFK (John F Kennedy Intl)
Reporting Airport: JFK (John F Kennedy Intl)


Report:

Carrier and Flight Number American Airlines Flight 30

Date and Time of the Incident January 16, 2008 at 0758

Description of the Animal, Including Name Male, black and white French Bulldog, 30 pounds, 2 years old named Biggie

Narrative Description of Incident The dog flew from LAX to JFK and upon arrival was not moving. He was taken to JFK Vetport where he was pronounced dead.

Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident Cause unknown and the owner refused to have a necropsy performed. All systems on the aircraft were functioning properly and the flight was not delayed.

Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident None since the cause of death could not be determined.

PetFlight Report:
March 2008 Airline Pet Travel Report

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

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