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Airline: Delta
Incident Date: May 30, 2015
Report Date: July 2015
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: 15 months
Flight Number: DL1872
Originating Airport: TPA (Tampa Intl)
Destination Airport: SMF (Sacramento International)
Reporting Airport: ATL (Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta Intl)


Cargo Incident Report Type: Death Date of Incident: May 30, 2015 Location: Atlanta, GA Routing: Tampa, FL (TPA) – Atlanta, GA (ATL) – Sacramento, CA (SMF) AWB: 006-07237366 Description of Animal: 15 month old female Corso mix, named “Mariah” Description of Incident: On May 30, Delta Cargo accepted a female Corso mix for transport from Tampa to Sacramento via Atlanta. All documents were reviewed and processed in accordance with our acceptance procedures. DL1872 departed TPA at approximately 0625. The temperature at the time of departure was 73F. On the flight’s arrival into ATL at approximately 0731, the agents unloading the flight reported Mariah was deceased inside her crate. At approximately 0800, she was delivered to warehouse to await transportation to the local veterinary office for an examination. Cause of Incident: Cause of death is unknown at this writing. We are awaiting the results of the necropsy report. Corrective Action Taken: None Warranted

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