Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: Feb 24, 2009
Report Date: April 2009
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 5055
Originating Airport: STX (Henry E Rohlsen)
Destination Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Reporting Airport: SJU (Luis Munoz Marin Intl)
Carrier and Flight Number Executive Airlines Flight #5055 (STX-SJU)
Date and Time of the Incident 24 FEB 2009
Description of the Animal, Including Name Feline, short haired cat named Pyzon
Narrative Description of Incident Pyzon was discovered deceased upon arrival in SJU by AA ramp personnel. Customer was notified of loss and wanted to continue itinerary to SEA with deceased pet. SEA was notified that the deceased cat would be on aircraft and upon arrival, Pyzon was taken to Burien Animal Hospital in SEA. Currently awaiting results of necropsy.
Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident Exact cause of death is unknown at this time.
Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident No corrective action necessary at this time.