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Airline: Pinnacle Airlines, Inc
Incident Date: Mar 10, 2006
Report Date: May 2006
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Cat
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: NW 5761
Originating Airport: MEM (Memphis Intl)
Destination Airport: TUL (Tulsa Intl)
Reporting Airport: TUL (Tulsa Intl)


Report:

Carrier: Pinnacle Airlines, Inc. Flight Number: NW 5746 CMH-MEM NW 5761 MEM-TUL Date of Incident: 3/10/06 Station: TUL Description of animal, including name, if available: Sphynx cat, named "Johah" Type of Incident: __Death _Escape _Loss _Injury _X_Other, specify:Jonah unable to use right leg after arrival. Incident Description Narrative Boarding station inspected kennel and "Jonah" outside of kennel. Jonah was healthy and able to walk before originating flight. Upon arrival at the final destination, Jonah was not able to walk on his right leg though the kennel was intact and showed no signs of mishandling. Owner took Jonah to vet. Xrays showed no signs of broken bones, but an abscess was later found and the vet prescribed antibiotics and pain medicine for Jonah. Narrative Description of the Cause of the Incident Cause unknown, as treatment did not indicate injury. Narrative Description of Any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident None. Northwest and Pinnacle Airline procedures were followed. We followed up with the consignee to verify the x-ray results and nature of treatment of Jonah. He's still in pain, but should get better since abscess was drained.

PetFlight Report:
May 2006 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/2006/may/0605atcr.doc

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