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Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: Sep 02, 2012
Report Date: November 2012
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: AA543
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Carrier and Flight Number American Airlines Flight #543

Date and Time of the Incident 02 September 2012 @ 2050

Description of the Animal, Including Name Canine, named Bella

Narrative Description of Incident During the off loading, the crew noticed that one of two checked dogs appeared to be deceased. They called for a customer service manager who escorted the customer to the kennel.

Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident The exact cause of death is unknown. The animal’s owner wanted to continue to her final destination, MSY, with both dogs.

Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident No immediate corrective action has been taken.

PetFlight Report:
November 2012 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://www.dot.gov/sites/dot.dev/files/docs/American_redacted_11_2012.DOC

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