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Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: Nov 27, 2009
Report Date: January 2010
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: AA1839
Originating Airport: TUL (Tulsa Intl)
Destination Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Reporting Airport: DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth International)


Report:

Carrier and Flight Number AA1839 (TUL-DFW-SEA)

Date and Time of the Incident 0905 on 27-Nov-09

Description of the Animal, Including Name Puppy; Unknown at this time

Narrative Description of Incident There were other live animal shipments on this flight; however, this was the only live animal that perished. Animal was found to be deceased at DFW. The temperature upon arrival was 39F and there was no apparent reason for the death. The puppy was taken for necropsy, even though a final report has not been obtained at this time.

Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident Still pending

Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident None

PetFlight Report:
January 2010 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/2010/january/AA1209redacted.doc

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