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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Sep 26, 2017
Report Date: November 2017
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: 4 years
Flight Number: UA1562
Originating Airport: ANC (Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl)
Destination Airport: ORD (Chicago O'Hare Intl)
Reporting Airport: ANC (Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl)


Report:

Carrier: United Airlines Flight Number: 1562 Date & Time of Incident: 09/26/2017 Type of Incident: Injury Description of Animal: Breed: Other Animal Name: LEXUS Description of Incident: Before leaving origin, 4 year old American Pit Bull Terrier was found to have self-inflicted injuries prior to boarding. Cause of Incident: The dog attempted to escape by chewing on its shipping container. Medical exam confirmed the dog fractured three teeth, and experienced oral bruising. Dog was returned to owner and did not fly. Corrective Action Taken: No corrective action taken.

PetFlight Report:
November 2017 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/resources/individuals/aviation-consumer-protection/299951/unitedredactedseptember2017.pdf

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