Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Sep 10, 2012
Report Date: November 2012
Incident Type: Death
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
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.