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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Sep 10, 2012
Report Date: November 2012
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Cat
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 3 years
Flight Number: UA 3743
Originating Airport: BUF (Buffalo Niagara Intl)
Destination Airport: ORD (Chicago O'Hare Intl)
Reporting Airport: ORD (Chicago O'Hare Intl)


INCIDENT #1: UA flight #3743 Buffalo to Chicago Cat / 3 yrs.old Female September 10, 2012 Name: Ariel

Owner/Guardian Redacted


Description of the Incident: Pet arrived Chicago deceased upon arrival.

Description of the Cause of the Incident: A necropsy was performed and the diagnosis was death as a result of several pre-existing conditions; i.e. hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, asthma, hepatitis, chronic pancreatitis, and myocardial fibrosis.

Description of any corrective action taken: None as the cause of death was not related to United Airlines’ handling.

PetFlight Report:
November 2012 Airline Pet Travel Report

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