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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Mar 14, 2012
Report Date: May 2012
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 850
Originating Airport: OGG (Kahului)
Destination Airport: PTK (Oakland County International)
Reporting Airport: OGG (Kahului)


Report:

Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 850 (Maui, HI to Oakland, CA) Date of incident: March 14, 2012 Time of incident: Approximately 1:00 P.M. HT

Description of animal (including name): A male Pit-bull dog, unknown age.

Narrative description of incident: Prior to the flights departure, a Ramp agent noticed that the dog had chewed through the side of his kennel, his head was outside of the kennel and he was bleeding from the mouth. Local staff paged the customer and she deplaned to meet her dog in the baggage claim. They were re-booked to fly two days later. (See Incident 2)

Narrative description of the cause of the incident: A dog inside its kennel chewed through the side of its kennel and was bleeding from his gums. There is no evidence to suggest that the airline’s handling contributed to the animal’s injury.

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

PetFlight Report:
May 2012 Airline Pet Travel Report

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

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