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Airline: Delta
Incident Date: Jun 27, 2011
Report Date: August 2011
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 5 years
Flight Number: DL 1284
Originating Airport: SJC (Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International)
Destination Airport: SLC (Salt Lake City Intl)
Reporting Airport: SLC (Salt Lake City Intl)


Report:

Type: Injury Date of Incident: June 27, 2011 Location: Salt Lake City, UT Routing: San Jose, CA (SJC) – Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) Flight – DL 1284 AWB: 006- 06108701 Description of Animal: 5yr old male Golden Retriever, weighing approximately 70lbs, named “Hubbell” Description of Incident: Hubbell and his travel companion, JJ were accepted for transport on DL1284 on June 27, 2011 at our cargo facility in SJC. All documents were reviewed and processed in accordance with Delta’s live animal procedures. Flight 1284 departed SJC approximately eleven minutes behind its scheduled departure time of 13:05. Weather temperature at SJC was 69F. DL1284 arrived into SLC on-time and the temperature was approximately 87F with partly cloudy skies. Both animals were unloaded and delivered to the warehouse for retrieval by their owner. While in the warehouse, agents observed blood at the back of the kennel. Attempts were made to contact the owner. We soon discovered she traveled to SLC on board the same flight. Once the owner arrived to the warehouse, she removed Hubbell from his kennel and advised the blood was coming from his front left paw. The owner determined Hubbell was fine and stated he was a “hyper” dog, who was a first time flyer. Hubbell and JJ were released to their owner. Cause of Incident: Self inflicted wound Corrective Action Taken: None Warranted

PetFlight Report:
August 2011 Airline Pet Travel Report

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

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