Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Apr 12, 2011
Report Date: June 2011
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 484
Originating Airport: HNL (Honolulu Intl)
Destination Airport: DCA (Ronald Reagan Washington National)
Reporting Airport: DCA (Ronald Reagan Washington National)
May 13, 2011
United Flight: 484 Denver to Washington (DCA)
April 12, 2010 Animal: Radar – Doberman Pinscher
Narrative Description: Description of incident: Owner of Radar was traveling with two dogs from Honolulu to Washington with a connection in Denver. While Radar was alive on the connection in Denver, he was found deceased upon arrival in Washington. The second dog was in good health.
Description of cause of the incident: Necropsy results reports fatal arrhythmia stating the Radar’s breed is highly susceptible to heart disease, and fits history and previous findings of Radar’s health.
Description of any corrective action taken: No corrective action was taken as all United procedures were followed and the health of Radar appears to have been cause of death.