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Airline: Delta
Incident Date: Jun 17, 2006
Report Date: August 2006
Incident Type: Loss
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: DL1606
Originating Airport: ORF (Norfolk Intl)
Destination Airport: ATL (Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta Intl)
Reporting Airport: ATL (Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta Intl)


Report:

Delta Air Lines Live Animal Incident Report - REDACTED Reporting Period: June 1 -- June 30, 2006

Carrier Delta Air Lines

Flight Number Flight # DL1606 ORF-ATL

Date and Time of Incident June 17, 2006 @ approximately 2200

Type of Incident Lost

Description of Animal Breed: Yorkie Age: unknown

Description of the Incident Dog accepted as cargo shipment in ORF on June 17, 2006 @ 1256, planned routing ORF-ATL-DFW, animal never arrived DFW.

Cause of the Incident Cause unknown, possible theft being investigated.

Corrective Action Taken Interviewed ramp crews working applicable flights. Tracked aircraft equipment for possible override of animal. Issued all station communication to operations and management for search. Periodic follow up with customer to provide status updates.

PetFlight Report:
August 2006 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/2006/august/delta.doc

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