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Airline: Delta
Incident Date: May 21, 2011
Report Date: July 2011
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 6 years
Flight Number: 131
Originating Airport: MUC (Munich "Franz Josef Strauss" Airport)
Destination Airport: ATL (Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta Intl)
Reporting Airport: ATL (Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta Intl)


Report:

Delta Air Lines Live Animal Incident Report – Redacted Reporting Period: May 2010

Carrier: Delta Air Lines

Flight Number: 131

Date and Time of Incident 21 May 2011, 2 PM

Type of Incident: Death

Description of Animal Breed: Miniture Pinscher Age: 6 Years

Description of Incident: Two pet dogs were accepted at Delta Ticket Counter in Munich Germany. Upon arrival in ATL the kennels were unloaded. One of the dogs was not moving. Upon further investigation it was determined that the dog was deceased.

Cause of Incident: The pet was taken to Briarcliff Animal Clinic for a necropsy. The diagnosis was severe pulmonary congestion and edema with multifocal alveolar over-distension; distal collapsing trachea; and retroperitoneal lipoma.

Corrective Action Taken: None

PetFlight Report:
July 2011 Airline Pet Travel Report

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

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