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Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: Dec 01, 2008
Report Date: February 2009
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 905
Originating Airport: MIA (Miami Intl)
Destination Airport: GIG (Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International)
Reporting Airport: GIG (Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International)


Report:

American Airlines Flight #905 (MIA-GIG)

Date and Time of the Incident 01 DEC 2008 at 12:05

Description of the Animal, Including Name Canine, English Bulldog named Bake

Narrative Description of Incident Dog was deceased upon arrival in GIG and immediately taken to local vet for necropsy. Immediate results of tissue samples were negative for rabies and parasites. The final results of the report were not conclusive as to the exact cause of death.

Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident The dog was discovered deceased upon arrival in GIG. The dog was immediately transported to a veterinary hospital where the exact cause of death remains unknown.

Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident Because the exact cause of death is unknown, there is no immediate action necessary in response to this incident.

PetFlight Report:
February 2009 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/2009/February/AA1208_R.DOC

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