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Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: Dec 23, 2015
Report Date: February 2016
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Snake
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 1624
Originating Airport:
Destination Airport: SFO (San Francisco International)
Reporting Airport: SFO (San Francisco International)


Report:

AMERICAN AIRLINES / December 2015 DOT PET INCIDENT REPORT Carrier and Flight Number American Airlines Flight # 1624 Date and Time of the Incident 1 December 2015 @ 22:30 Description of the Animal, Including Name Snake, Name Unknown Narrative Description of Incident Upon arrival in SFO at approximately 22:30 CST customer arrives to pick up the snake and asks the agent to open the box. The agent refuses to open but the customer proceeds just to find the snake deceased inside. The snake was inside a cardboard box with a plastic inner container. No damaged was noted to the inner container. The vet was not contacted since the customer decided to take the snake home. Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident Unable to determine cause of injury. Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident None at this time

PetFlight Report:
February 2016 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.dev/files/docs/American_Redacted_December_2015_0.pdf

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