Airline: Hawaiian Air
Incident Date: Jul 14, 2009
Report Date: September 2009
Incident Type: Loss
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: NA2
Originating Airport: HNL (Honolulu Intl)
Destination Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)
Reporting Airport: HNL (Honolulu Intl)
ANIMAL INCIDENT REPORT
Date: 14JUL09 Time: 10:57 a.m. Reporting Station: HNL Flight: HA2 From: HNL To: LAX
Animal Information: Name: Moya Description: Tabby cat, gray and orange
Incident: Passenger checked in at 10:47 a.m. At 10:57 a.m., the porter took the kennel to the bag room. Cat escaped in the bag room and the porter did not report it. Cat was not discovered as missing until the flight was airborne to LAX.
Kennel was not properly secured after TSA inspection.
Corrective action: Disciplinary action has been taken with the porter and he will not be allowed to work on HA contract. $225 pet fee was refunded to passenger.