Details

See all incidents for Delta

Airline: Delta
Incident Date: Mar 20, 2016
Report Date: May 2016
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Cat
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 158
Originating Airport:
Destination Airport:
Reporting Airport: ATL (Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta Intl)


Report:

Carrier: Delta Air Lines Flight Number: 158 Date & Time of Incident: 03/20/2016 Type of Incident: Death Description of Animal: Breed: Not Known Description of Incident: Two cats were accepted as checked baggage in Seoul, South Korea in apparent good health. Both cats were loaded on their flight destined for Atlanta, GA in apparent good health with supporting documentation and kennel requirements assured. Upon arrival in Atlanta the gate crew at the time of unloading noticed one of the cats was unresponsive. The cat was transported to Veterinary services for medical evaluation. Veterinary services determined the animal had died. Cause of Incident: A Necropsy of the cat's remains was offered to the owner. The owner declined the offer and gave instructions to dispose of the cat's remains. Corrective Action Taken: No corrective action taken.

PetFlight Report:
May 2016 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/Delta_Redacted_March_2016.pdf

« Back

PetFlight Incident Map

Airport Pet Travel Incident Map
Map of all airports that have reported an air travel, pet related incident.

Read About Brent

Brent in Hawaii, the inspiration for PetFlight The inspiration for PetFlight.

Email Alert

PetFlight DOES NOT ship pets. Did you receive an email claiming to be from PetFlight?

Google Plus