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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Mar 26, 2015
Report Date: May 2015
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Guinea Pig
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: UA1294
Originating Airport: IAH (George Bush Intercontinental/Houston)
Destination Airport: SJU (Luis Munoz Marin Intl)
Reporting Airport: SJU (Luis Munoz Marin Intl)


CARRIER: United Airlines flight UA1294 DATE: March 26, 2015 ROUTING Houston, TX (IAH) to San Juan, PR (SJU) UA AWB: 016-4931-8312 Approximate Time: 4:10 pm EST RABBITS/GUINEA PIG Name: Undisclosed

Owner/Guardian REDACTED NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Description of the Incident: Mortality Description of the Cause of the Incident: A dog being shipped aboard the same flight chewed though its shipping container, causing fatal injury to several of the rabbits and guinea pigs. Description of any corrective action taken: United Airlines is reviewing the existing container requirements for the transport of rabbits and guinea pigs

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