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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: May 04, 2015
Report Date: July 2015
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 4 years
Flight Number: AS752
Originating Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Destination Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Reporting Airport: MCI (Kansas City Intl)


Report:

Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: AS752 (Seattle, WA to Kansas City, MO) Date of incident: May 4, 2015 Time of incident: 3:45 PM CDT Type of Incident: Injury Description of animal (including name): A 4 year old German Whitehaired Pointer named Klaus Narrative description of incident: After delivery to the consignee at Kansas City, MO and removal from the animal’s kennel, cargo services personnel noticed that four year old German Whitehaired Pointer Klaus had a slight limp. Alaska Airlines management personnel recommended that the animal be sent to a local veterinarian for consultation. Animal had previous surgeries on leg and hip and appears to have aggravated this previous condition. Narrative description of the cause of the incident: After delivery to consignee, a four year old German Whitehaired pointer named Klaus exhibited a slight limp when removed from their kennel. 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:
July 2015 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
https://cms.dot.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/Alaska_Redacted_May_2015.pdf

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