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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Jan 09, 2012
Report Date: March 2012
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 643
Originating Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Destination Airport: PHX (Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl)
Reporting Airport: PHX (Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl)


Report:

Incident 2 Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 642 (Seattle, WA to Phoenix, AZ) Date of incident: January 9, 2012 Time of incident: Approximately 11:10 P.M. MT

Description of animal (including name): A Husky-mix dog, unknown age, sex, or name.

Narrative description of incident: In Seattle, our passenger was advised that her dog had been chewing on its kennel door during flight 76 (Juneau, AK to Seattle, WA), Seattle Agents ensured the kennel door was secure with ties for her connecting flight into Phoenix, on Flight 642, the dog was found with blood on its mouth and paws from its continuous chewing on the kennel.

Narrative description of the cause of the incident: A dog arrived Phoenix with its mouth and paws bleeding from chewing at kennel door. There is no evidence to suggest that the airline’s handling contributed to the animal’s injuries.

Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: No action required.
No photographs available

PetFlight Report:
March 2012 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://airconsumer.dot.gov/reports/2012/March/Alaska_redacted.doc

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