Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Jul 29, 2005
Report Date: September 2005
Incident Type: Injury
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 115
Originating Airport: 000
Destination Airport: 000
Reporting Airport: 000
Description of animal (including name): Cat named Cricket
Identification of the owner(s) and/or guardian of the animal: Redacted
Narrative description of incident: A small cat was loaded in the same cargo hold with dry ice. Upon arrival the cat was lethargic.
Narrative description of the cause of the incident: The original load plan for the cargo pits was changed. Dry Ice was inadvertently loaded in the same cargo hold with a live animal.
Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: Pet owner and cat were transported to a pet emergency hospital. Airport employees were disciplined and given additional training on proper loading requirements for live animals and dry ice.