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Airline: Horizon Air
Incident Date: Oct 22, 2008
Report Date: December 2008
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Cat
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 2318
Originating Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)
Destination Airport: FLG (Flagstaff Pulliam)
Reporting Airport: FLG (Flagstaff Pulliam)


Report:

Carrier: Horizon Air Flight: 2318 (LAX/FLG) Date of incident: October 22, 2008 Time of incident: Approximately 11:15 P.M. PT

Description of animal (including name): A male cat. (Unknown: breed, or age of cat)

Narrative description of incident: Upon arrival into Flagstaff, AZ. it was discovered that the cat's kennel was broken and the cat had scratches on his nose.

Narrative description of the cause of the incident: The airline is researching where this incident took place and how this happened. It was not discovered until they arrived in Flagstaff, AZ. The cat and owner flew from Fairbanks, AK to Los Angeles, CA. and then on to Flagstaff, AZ with a stop in Prescott, AZ.

Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: Additional training of personnel in Prescott, AZ and Flagstaff, AZ on what actions need to be taken upon discovery of kennel damage and incidents involving animals.

No photographs available

PetFlight Report:
December 2008 Airline Pet Travel Report

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

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