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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Oct 21, 2013
Report Date: December 2013
Incident Type: Loss
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 8 years
Flight Number: 895
Originating Airport: SAN (San Diego Intl)
Destination Airport: HNL (Honolulu Intl)
Reporting Airport: SAN (San Diego Intl)


Incident 3 Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 895 (San Diego, CA to Honolulu, HI) Date of incident: Monday, October 21, 2013 Time of incident: Approximately 12:00 PM PTDOT Animal Incident Report – October 2013 – Redacted Description of animal (including name): An 8-year-old, Male Pit bull, unknown name. Narrative description of incident: An 8-year-old Pit bull escaped its kennel prior to being loaded onto its flight out of San Diego. The Pit bull escaped again once inside the cargo area of the aircraft. The dog’s owner and his travel companion were asked to come off the flight and retrieve their Pit bull. The dog was bleeding and had actually broken the kennel door lock. Narrative description of the cause of the incident: An 8-year-old Pit bull escaped its kennel twice prior to its departure out of San Diego. The owners were asked to claim the dog in baggage claim as the dog was not going to fly. Blood was present inside the kennel. There is no evidence to suggest that the airline’s handling contributed to the animal’s injury. Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: No action required. No photographs available

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