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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Jul 19, 2014
Report Date: September 2014
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 2 years
Flight Number: UA1150
Originating Airport: RDU (Raleigh-Durham Intl)
Destination Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)
Reporting Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)


Report:

INCIDENT #4: CARRIER: United Airlines flight UA1150 DATE: JULY 19, 2014 ROUTING: RDU (Raleigh Durham, NC) to IAD (Washington, Dulles) to LAX (Los Angeles, CA) Approximate Time: 10:58pm (LAX) DOG: Age 2yrs Breed: Male Great Dane Mix Name: Blue Loko UA AWB 016-5128-7084 Owner/Guardian REDACTED NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Description of the Incident: DEATH Description of the Cause of the Incident: Animal arrived LAX deceased. Necropsy identified the breed as a Pit Bull Mix. Cause of death determined to be Gastric Dilation, commonly referred to as “bloat”; combined with strong evidence of a degree of heart failure, possibly caused by the bloat combined with a pre-existing heart condition. Description of any corrective action taken: No corrective action required. Animal died of natural causes.

PetFlight Report:
September 2014 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://www.dot.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/United_Redacted_July_2014.pdf

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