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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Jan 29, 2012
Report Date: March 2012
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 368
Originating Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Destination Airport: SMF (Sacramento International)
Reporting Airport: SMF (Sacramento International)


Report:

Incident 3 Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 368 (Seattle, WA to Sacramento, CA) Date of incident: January 29, 2012 Time of incident: Approximately 10:10 A.M. PT

Description of animal (including name): A snub nosed Boston terrier dog, unknown age, or sex.

Narrative description of incident: A dog in its kennel was being transferred by our Cargo agent, when the kennel separated and the dog escaped. The dog ran across the airport access roads, under the airport perimeter fence and out onto the roadway. The dog was then struck by a car and a Good Samaritan stopped and took the dog to VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital in Burien, WA. The veterinarian confirmed that the dog had a broken jaw. The dog required surgery and was released on February 2, 2012.

Narrative description of the cause of the incident: A dog in its kennel was being carried when the kennel separated.

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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