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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Jul 18, 2009
Report Date: September 2009
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: AS 697
Originating Airport: GEG (Spokane Intl)
Destination Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Reporting Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)


Incident 2

Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: AS 697 (GEG-SEA)
Date of incident: Saturday, July 18, 2009 Time of incident: Approximately 7:05 AM PT

Description of animal (including name): unknown

Narrative description of incident: A dog inside a kennel arrived Seattle, it appeared that the dog had been trying to dig out of its kennel during the flight, cutting his front left paw. The dog’s paw was bleeding, blood was found inside the kennel. The dog was taken to Flight AS 61 and the dog was checked by owner prior to continuing its travel.

Narrative description of cause of the incident: Dog inside kennel appeared to have been trying to dig out its kennel, injuring its front left paw.

Narrative description of any correction action taken in response to the incident: No action required

PetFlight Report:
September 2009 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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