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Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: Oct 22, 2005
Report Date: December 2005
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 327
Originating Airport: DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth International)
Destination Airport: SFO (San Francisco International)
Reporting Airport: SFO (San Francisco International)


Report:

Carrier and Flight Number American Airlines Flight 0327

Date and Time of the Incident 22 OCT05 6:20pm PDT

Description of the Animal, Including Name Boston Terrier Canine named Baxter

Narrative Description of Incident Dog was found deceased off AA Flight 0327 (DFW-SFO).

Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident Necropsy results reveal the dog died of a pre-existing heart condition. The stress of flying caused the dog to hyperventilate and triggered a cardiac episode.

Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident None.

PetFlight Report:
December 2005 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/2005/december/American-Redacted.doc

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