Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: Sep 07, 2009
Report Date: November 2009
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: No 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)
Carrier and Flight Number American Airlines Flight #905 (MIA – GIG)
Date and Time of the Incident 07 September 2009
Narrative Description of Incident Ramp personnel discovered the deceased pet upon arrival of flight 905 from MIA. There were no obvious signs of any trauma to the kennel or the pet and the pet was taken to local airport authority veterinarian for a necropsy.
Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident The necropsy report is not yet complete. The Office of the Veterinarian Services Office with the Brazilian Airport Authority is conducting the necropsy. At the time of this report, the findings have not yet been published.
Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident No corrective action is necessary.
November 2009 Airline Pet Travel Report
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