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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Aug 10, 2012
Report Date: October 2012
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 15 years
Flight Number: 1572
Originating Airport: IAH (George Bush Intercontinental/Houston)
Destination Airport: RDU (Raleigh-Durham Intl)
Reporting Airport: RDU (Raleigh-Durham Intl)


INCIDENT #1: CO flight #1572 Houston to Raleigh Durham Dog– Chihuahua / 15 yrs. old Male August 10, 2012 Name: Paco

Owner/Guardian REDACTED


Description of the Incident: Pet arrived Raleigh Durham deceased upon arrival.

Description of the Cause of the Incident: A necropsy was performed and the cause of death was diagnosed as generalized cardiomegaly with valvular endocardiosis.

Description of any corrective action taken: None as the cause of death was not related to United Airlines’ handling.

PetFlight Report:
October 2012 Airline Pet Travel Report

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