Airline: Hawaiian Air
Incident Date: Dec 02, 2005
Report Date: January 2006
Incident Type: Injury
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 21
Originating Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Destination Airport: HNL (Honolulu Intl)
Reporting Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Date: 03Dec05 Time: 8:35 a.m. Reporting Station: SEA Flight: HA 21 From: SEA To: HNL
Animal Information: Name: Unknown Description: Boxer/Bulldog mix
Prior to loading, dog chewed through the plastic vent in the kennel causing injury to its mouth.
Owners advised that this is the first time dog has traveled and was not used to being in kennel. Animal was not sedated.
Corrective action: Owner will take pet to veterinarian for assessment on fitness to fly.