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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Apr 17, 2016
Report Date: June 2016
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 0578
Originating Airport: DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth International)
Destination Airport: ANC (Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl)
Reporting Airport: ORD (Chicago O'Hare Intl)


Report:

Carrier: United Airlines Flight Number: 0578 Date & Time of Incident: 04/17/2016 Type of Incident: Injury Description of Animal: Breed: Bulldog Description of Incident: Injury Cause of Incident: Upon arrival in Chicago, IL (ORD) it was discovered that the dog had been chewing the kennel door which resulted in losing one tooth. Corrective Action Taken: None Required. Injury was self-inflicted. United Airlines provided a metal crate to minimize the potential for injury. The pet was shipped to Anchorage, AK (ANC) and released in good condition.

PetFlight Report:
June 2016 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.dev/files/docs/United_Redacted_April_2016.pdf

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