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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Nov 18, 2013
Report Date: January 2014
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 704
Originating Airport: FRM (Fairmont Muni)
Destination Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)
Reporting Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)


Incident 2 Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 704 (Vancouver, BC to Los Angeles, CA) Date of incident: Monday, November 18, 2013 Time of incident: 4:30 PM PT Description of animal (including name): A female boxer mix dog, unknown age. Narrative description of incident: Upon arrival into Los Angeles, ramp personnel opened the cargo door to find a female boxer loose in the cargo area. Supervisors contacted the pet’s owner and escorted her planeside. The dog had chewed out of her kennel and had a small piece of metal stuck in the skin, next to her eye. The pet owner was able to flick the piece of metal out of her dog’s skin. The pet owner put a leash on her dog and they were escorted back to baggage claim. Narrative description of the cause of the incident: A female boxer arriving Phoenix had chewed out of her kennel during the flight and had a small piece of metal in her skin, otherwise she seemed okay. There is no evidence to suggest that the airline’s handling contributed to the animal’s injury. Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: No action required. No photographs available

PetFlight Report:
January 2014 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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