Incident Date: Jul 10, 2005
Report Date: September 2005
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 1100
Originating Airport: BWI (Baltimore/ Washington Intl)
Destination Airport: ATL (Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta Intl)
Reporting Airport: ATL (Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta Intl)
Description of Animal Dog â€“ Terrier Mix named â€œTerrieâ€
Description of the Incident Dog was observed alive when loaded onto flight # DL1100 in BWI and was reported deceased upon arrival in ATL.
Cause of the Incident This 11 year old dog died due to a pre-existing condition. Results from a necropsy reported a tumor on the spleen was a hemangiosarcoma that had metastisized to the lungs.
Corrective Action Taken None. Delta policy was followed.