Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Jun 16, 2007
Report Date: August 2007
Incident Type: Injury
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 3 months
Flight Number: 550
Originating Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Destination Airport: SAN (San Diego Intl)
Reporting Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Carrier: Alaska Airlines (Cargo) Flight: 550 (SEA-SAN) Date of incident: 6/13/07 Time of incident: Between: 930a-1p
Description of animal (including name): 13-week-old puppy, Name: unknown
Narrative description of incident: Consignee called to advise that the plastic zip-tie (which added by shipper to secure kennel door) was missing upon picking up her 13-week-old puppy. Since the puppy was limping, she took the puppy to her vet. The puppyâ€™s foot was broken. There are no instructions to the airline to open the puppyâ€™s cage for any reason enroute. However, cage zip tie was missing and a blanket from inside the cage was reported missing.
Narrative description of the cause of the incident: Unknown cause of injury (broken leg)
Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: No action required.
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