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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Jan 05, 2015
Report Date: March 2015
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: AS15
Originating Airport: BOS (General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl)
Destination Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Reporting Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)


Report:

Incident 1 of 1: Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: AS15 (Boston, MA to Seattle, WA) Date of incident: January 5, 2015 Time of incident: 11:30 PM PST Type of Incident: Injury Description of animal (including name): A Pit-Bull named Thunder of unspecified age. Narrative description of incident: On arrival in Seattle, ramp personnel working flight 15 inbound from Boston-Logan International Airport reported that a Pit Bull dog named Thunder had partially damaged the kennel it was traveling in and had sustained minor injuries to his gums. A supervisor with Alaska Airlines contacted the passenger who inspected the animal for additional injuries in which none were discovered. Narrative description of the cause of the incident: On arrival ramp personnel reported that a dog had damaged their kennel and had sustained minor injuries to his gums. 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 corrective actions required; No photographs available of incident.

PetFlight Report:
March 2015 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/Alaska_Redacted_January_2015_0.pdf

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