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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Jul 20, 2013
Report Date: September 2013
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Cat
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 2 years
Flight Number: 840
Originating Airport: SYR (Syracuse Hancock Intl)
Destination Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)
Reporting Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)


Report:

INCIDENT #3 UA FLIGHT #840 CAT/2 YRS FEMALE YDNEY(SYD)-LOS ANGELES (LAX)-NEW YORK (JFK) NAME: MINOON July 20, 2013 AWB 016-36300714 1214hrsCST

Owner/Guardian REDACTED

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION

Description of the Incident: Pet arrived deceased upon loading at LOS ANGELES (LAX)

Description of the Cause of the Incident: Necropsy revealed pre-existing condition of cardiac muscle disease (non-suppurative myocarditis)

Description of any corrective action taken: Cause of death is unrelated to carrier handling. No action required

PetFlight Report:
September 2013 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://www.dot.gov/sites/dot.dev/files/docs/United_Redacted_July_2013.pdf

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