Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: Jan 14, 2008
Report Date: March 2008
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 1480
Originating Airport: SJU (Luis Munoz Marin Intl)
Destination Airport: MCO (Orlando Intl)
Reporting Airport: MCO (Orlando Intl)
Carrier and Flight Number American Airlines Flight #1480 (SJU-MCO)
Date and Time of the Incident 14 JAN 2008 at approximately 6:08pm
Description of the Animal, Including Name Pug named Puji
Narrative Description of Incident Dog was deceased upon arrival of flight 1480 in MCO.
Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident Necropsy results were neutral and suggest that a pre-existing condition may have attributed to the animals death.Â The owner had checked a 2nd pug which traveled in the same compartment and arrived safely.
Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident None.