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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Oct 23, 2017
Report Date: December 2017
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Cat
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 2 months
Flight Number: UA1989
Originating Airport: SMF (Sacramento International)
Destination Airport: ORD (Chicago O'Hare Intl)
Reporting Airport: ORD (Chicago O'Hare Intl)


Report:

Carrier: United Airlines Flight Number: 1989 Date & Time of Incident: 10/23/2017 Type of Incident: Death Description of Animal: Breed: Devon-Rex Animal Name: Tabby Description of Incident: 8-week-old kitten was discovered deceased upon arrival in Chicago, IL. Cause of Incident: Medical exam attributed cause of death to anxiety, limiting the oxygen flow in the respiratory system. Corrective Action Taken: No corrective action taken.

PetFlight Report:
December 2017 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/resources/individuals/aviation-consumer-protection/300336/unitedredactedoctober2017.pdf

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