Incident Date: Aug 05, 2009
Report Date: October 2009
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 9 years
Flight Number: 1868
Originating Airport: IAH (George Bush Intercontinental/Houston)
Destination Airport: JAX (Jacksonville Intl)
Reporting Airport: JAX (Jacksonville Intl)
Animal Incident Report to the U.S. Department of Transportation Pursuant to 14 CFR § 234.13
Reporting Period: August 1-31, 2009
September 15, 2009
TOTAL ANIMALS SHIPPED DURING REPORTING PERIOD: 10,296 TOTAL REPORTABLE INCIDENTS DURING PERIOD: 1 % OF REPORTABLE INCIDENTS TO ANIMALS HANDLED: 0.01%
INCIDENT #1: CO Flight #1868 Houston to Jacksonville Dog – Golden Retriever / age 9yrs August 5, 2009 Male / Name: “Buddy Bear”
Description of the Incident: Buddy Bear arrived Jacksonville, FL deceased.
Description of the Cause of the Incident: A necropsy was performed at Continental’s expense and it stated “…severe hyperthermia and pulmonary edema, most likely secondary to seizures”. The veterinarian determined that the animal’s death was not related to Continental transport.
Description of any corrective action taken: None. The death of this pet was not transit related.
October 2009 Airline Pet Travel Report
Link to original report:
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/2009/October/DOT Final Report - COredacted.doc