Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: May 23, 2012
Report Date: July 2012
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: AA956
Destination Airport: JFK (John F Kennedy Intl)
Reporting Airport: JFK (John F Kennedy Intl)
Carrier and Flight Number American Airlines Flight #956
Date and Time of the Incident 23 May 2012 @ 0615
Description of the Animal, Including Name Feline, named Farrell
Narrative Description of Incident While off-loading the aircraft, fleet service clerks noticed that one of two cats was deceased. Customs quarantined the cat until it could be taken to a local veterinarian for a necropsy.
Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident The veterinarians report indicates that the cause of death was a heart attack.
Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident No immediate corrective action is necessary.