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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: May 17, 2012
Report Date: July 2012
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Cat
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 3 years
Flight Number: AA114 / AA
Originating Airport: ANC (Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl)
Destination Airport: BUR (Bob Hope)
Reporting Airport: BUR (Bob Hope)


Report:

Incident 2 Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 114 & 522 (Anchorage, AK to Seattle, WA to Burbank, CA) Date of incident: May 12, 2012 Time of incident: Between 2:00 A.M. Alaska Time and 10:30 A.M. Pacific Time

Description of animal (including name): A three-year-old, Female, Devon Rex Cat

Narrative description of incident: On May 17, 2012 we received a call from a pet owner who reported that his wife traveled from Anchorage, AK with a connection in Seattle, WA and they continued on to Burbank, CA with her cat, inside a kennel, five days ago and that their cat had injuries to its mouth and lower teeth. No injuries were reported the day of travel, as there were no signs of damage to the kennel.

Narrative description of the cause of the incident: On May 17, 2012 a pet owner reported that their cat sustained injuries to its mouth and lower teeth sometime during the day of May 12, 2012. 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:
July 2012 Airline Pet Travel Report

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

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