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Airline: Delta
Incident Date: Mar 30, 2011
Report Date: May 2011
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 7 years
Flight Number: DL 2612
Originating Airport: TPA (Tampa Intl)
Destination Airport: MSP (Minneapolis-Saint Paul International)
Reporting Airport: TPA (Tampa Intl)


Report:

Carrier: Delta Air Lines

Flight Number: Delta 2612

Date and Time of Incident 30 March 2011 3:30 PM

Type of Incident: Death

Description of Animal Breed: King Charles Spaniel
Age: 7 years

Description of Incident: King Charles spaniel, Dorothy, passed away while waiting departure of delayed flight.

Cause of Incident: A delay was incurred for a nonrelated mechanical issue. The condition of the pet was checked by both the ground and flight crews and appeared to be sedated but alive. As of the report date, the autopsy results have not been received and the cause of death is unknown.

Corrective Action Taken: Corrective action will be developed upon conclusion of investigation.

PetFlight Report:
May 2011 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://airconsumer.dot.gov/reports/2011/May/Delta%20Redacted.doc

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