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Airline: SkyWest
Incident Date: Feb 05, 2015
Report Date: April 2015
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 3 months
Flight Number: 5542
Originating Airport: MEM (Memphis Intl)
Destination Airport: ORD (Chicago O'Hare Intl)
Reporting Airport: ORD (Chicago O'Hare Intl)


Incident Involving Animal During Air Transport Date: 2/5/15 SkyWest Flight No.: 5542 Time of Incident: 10:07 PM CST Reporting Manager/Supervisor:-ยท United Cargo Service Center, ORO CHECK APPLICABLE JTEMS PetSafe (United Express only) Checked Baggage Cabin Pet Damage_ Loss_ Injury_ Death __.X Complete the following information to the best of your ability. Use additional paper if needed and attach to this form. Description of animal (include name if available) 11 week old Shar Pei puppy, name unknown Identification and contact information of pet's owner(s) and/or guardian(s): Narrative description of the incident, name of witnesses and/or SkyWest employees involved: On arrival in ORO puppy was found deceased and cold to the touch. Narrative description of the cause of the incident (if unknown, indicate as such): United states that puppy was not loaded in MEM on two flights previous to departure. United said puppy spent most of the day in MEM and CS was not notified until much later in the day. Breeder/shipper was contacted and made the decision to send out puppy on the last flight of the day. Based on the necropsy report there was reason to believe this lib. 4 oz. puppy was actually under age. Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident (if no action was taken, describe reason why): None currently but United is following up internally. United was unable to confirm with the shipper/breeder of the dog's age. Station Manager/Supervisor Name Signature nter Date 2/5/15 444 South River Road St. George, Utah 84790 Phone 435.634.3000

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