Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Feb 02, 2010
Report Date: April 2010
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 964
Originating Airport: IAD (Washington Dulles International)
Destination Airport: DME (Domodedovo Airport)
Reporting Airport: DME (Domodedovo Airport)
Animal Incident Report To the U.S. Department of Transportation Pursuant to 14 CFR 234.13
Submitted by United Airlines Reporting Period: February 1, 2010 – February 28, 2010 Total submitted incidents – 1 Redacted Copy
March 15, 2010
United Flight: 964 Washington Dulles (IAD)/Moscow (DME)
February 2, 2010 Animal: Dog – French Bulldog
Narrative Description: Description of incident: Dog was traveling in cargo hold and traveling with owner’s mother. The dog was found unresponsive upon arrival in Moscow but mother refused veterinary service. The dog was deemed to be alive by the mother and subsequently refused to file a claim at that time. We later learned from the owner the dog died within an hour of leaving the airport.
Description of cause of the incident: Due to no necroscopy no definitive cause of death can be determined.
Description of any corrective action taken: United procedures were followed and there was no apparent reason for the dog to have fallen ill while inflight.
April 2010 Airline Pet Travel Report
Link to original report:
http://airconsumer.dot.gov/reports/2010/april/United - Pet incident Feb 2010 redacted.doc