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Airline: Horizon Air
Incident Date: Oct 25, 2005
Report Date: December 2005
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Bird
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 2309
Originating Airport: PDX (Portland Intl)
Destination Airport: ACV (Arcata)
Reporting Airport: ACV (Arcata)


Report:

Carrier: Horizon Air Flight: 2309 Portland to Eureka-Arcata Date of Incident: October 25, 2005 Time of Incident: Approximately 5:40pm

Description of Animal(s): Birds- Pocket Parrots

Guardian Information: Redacted

Description of the Incident: Birds were flown via Goldstreak (small package express) from San Diego, California to Portland, Oregon on Alaska Airlines flight 569. Birds were then placed on a connecting flight, Horizon Air 2309, to Eureka-Arcata, California. One bird was found deceased inside its kennel upon arrival of the aircraft in Eureka-Arcata. One more bird died within one hour of leaving the airport.

Cause of the Incident: Unknown

Corrective Action: Incident has been reviewed with Eureka-Arcata Station Manager. No corrective action was taken since Horizon Air policy was followed.

Individual Filing Report on Behalf of Airline: Redacted

PetFlight Report:
December 2005 Airline Pet Travel Report

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

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