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Airline: SkyWest
Incident Date: Aug 13, 2014
Report Date: October 2014
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Cat
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 5436
Originating Airport: SPI (Abraham Lincoln Capital)
Destination Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)
Reporting Airport: ORD (Chicago O'Hare Intl)


Description of animal (include the animal’s name, if available): Tabby Cat, age unknown, Owner/Guardian: Narrative description of the incident, name of witnesses, and/or employees involved: unknown specific injury, no known witnesses, no names of employees provided by United to SkyWest Narrative description of the cause of the incident (if unknown, indicate as such): On arrival into ORD it was discovered that the cat had injured itself during the flight from SPI to ORD as it attempted to claw its way out of the shipping container Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident (if no action was taken, describe the reason why): none required because injuries were self-inflicted, animal was treated by local veterinarian in ORD and cleared to continue trip to final destination where it was relesed in good condition in LAX

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