Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Jan 07, 2008
Report Date: March 2008
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 67
Originating Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Destination Airport: KTN (Ketchikan Intl)
Reporting Airport: KTN (Ketchikan Intl)
Incident 1 Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 67(SEA/KTN) Date of incident: January 7, 2008 Time of incident: Approximately 5:10 P.M.
Description of animal (including name): Dog (Unknown: breed, name, sex, age of pet)
Narrative description of incident: Upon opening the aircraft pit, Ketchikan ramp personnel found that Ms. Smithâ€™s dog had passed away. It is not clear at what point the animal perished while in the airlineâ€™s custody.
Narrative description of the cause of the incident: A dog arrived deceased in Ketchikan. This appears to be a natural death. There is no evidence to suggest that the airlineâ€™s handling contributed to the animalâ€™s condition in any way.
Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: No action required.
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