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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Sep 30, 2016
Report Date: November 2016
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: 7 years
Flight Number: UA 1468
Originating Airport: SAL (El Salvador International Airport)
Destination Airport:
Reporting Airport: SAL (El Salvador International Airport)


Report:

Carrier: United Airlines Flight Number: 1468 Date & Time of Incident: 09/30/2016 12:00 AM Type of Incident: Death Description of Animal: Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier Animal Name: WINSTON Description of Incident: 7 year old dog passed away shortly before flight departure from San Salvador (SAL) Cause of Incident: Veterinary exam concluded heat stroke Corrective Action Taken: Although there were no apparent discrepancies in handling or reports of extreme weather conditions, United is reviewing the internal process at SAL.

PetFlight Report:
November 2016 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/United_Redacted_September_2016.pdf

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