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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: May 14, 2015
Report Date: July 2015
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: 4 years
Flight Number: UA1744
Originating Airport: LGA (La Guardia)
Destination Airport: MAF (Midland International)
Reporting Airport: IAH (George Bush Intercontinental/Houston)


Report:

INCIDENT #2: CARRIER: United Airlines ROUTING: UA1744 New York, NY (LGA) to Houston, TX (IAH) to Midland, TX (MAF) DATE: May 14, 2015 UA AWB: 016-4804-3833 Approximate Time: 9:00 PM CST TYPE: DOG Breed: FRENCH BULLDOG AGE: 4 YEARS Name: NINA

Owner/Guardian REDACTED NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Description of the Incident: Mortality Description of the Cause of the Incident: Dog was discovered deceased shortly before loading to flight from IAH to MAF. Description of any corrective action taken: Necropsy determined cause of death as Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome; with pre-existing Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Nina died of natural causes.

PetFlight Report:
July 2015 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
https://cms.dot.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/United_Redacted_May_2015.pdf

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