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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Sep 25, 2012
Report Date: November 2012
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 5 years
Flight Number: UAX6244
Originating Airport: DSM (Des Moines Intl)
Destination Airport: SFO (San Francisco International)
Reporting Airport: SFO (San Francisco International)


NCIDENT #3: UAX flight #6244 Des Moines to San Francisco Dog / 5 yrs.old Female September 25, 2012 Name: Jersey

Owner/Guardian Redacted


Description of the Incident: Pet arrived San Francisco deceased upon arrival.

Description of the Cause of the Incident: A necropsy was performed and the cause of death was cardiopulmonary collapse with reference to prominent congestion of alveolar septal capillaries and lining, pleural effusion, pericardial effusion, vascular and pulmonary congestion.

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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