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Airline: Northwest Airlines
Incident Date: Jul 11, 2008
Report Date: September 2008
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 752
Originating Airport: MSP (Minneapolis-Saint Paul International)
Destination Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)
Reporting Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)


Cargo Incident Report # 0108-1 Type: Injury Date of Incident: July 11, 2008 Location: LAX Routing: NW 752 FSD – MSP NW 803 MSP – LAX AWB: 012 FSD 42123620 Description of Animal: Male dog (breed, age, name unknown) Description of Incident: On arrival at LAX a small amount of blood was observed near the kennel door and side ventilation openings. The dog did not appear to be bleeding, but was observed to be favoring its right paw. The kennel was not damaged in the incident. The cargo compartment air conditioning systems operated normally during the flight. The flight itself was uneventful. Cause of the Incident: The consignee stated that the dog always favors his right paw and that the blood appeared to be from the dog chewing the side of the kennel. The consignee refused our offer to have the dog examined by a veterinarian at our expense and further stated that the dog “was fine”. Corrective Action Taken: None. The injury was self-inflicted.

PetFlight Report:
September 2008 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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