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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: May 15, 2015
Report Date: July 2015
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number:
Originating Airport: ANC (Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl)
Destination Airport: GPI (Glacier Park Intl)
Reporting Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)


Incident 5 of 6: Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: AS82 (Anchorage, AK to Seattle, WA) Alaska Airlines DOT Animal Incident Report – May 2015 – Redacted Date of incident: May 22, 2015 Time of incident: 8:45 PM PST Type of Incident: Death Description of animal (including name): A Maltese, name and age unknown Narrative description of incident: Upon arrival into Seattle, WA, ramp personnel noticed that one of two dogs traveling as companions had passed away during flight. Alaska Airlines personnel informed the owners who requested that Alaska Airlines transport the animal to their final destination of Kalispell, MT. The owner took the Maltese home for final disposition. Narrative description of the cause of the incident: One of two Maltese dogs traveling as companions passed away in flight. There is no evidence to suggest that the airline’s handling contributed to the animal’s death. Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: No corrective actions required; No photographs available of incident.

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