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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Nov 19, 2013
Report Date: January 2014
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 2 years
Flight Number: 876
Originating Airport: KOA (Kona Intl At Keahole)
Destination Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Reporting Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)


Incident 4 Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 876 (Kona, Hawaii to Seattle, WA) Date of incident: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Time of incident: 6:21 AM PT Description of animal (including name): An approximately two-year-old, female golden retriever dog, unknown name. Narrative description of incident: A female dog arriving Seattle was found loose inside the aircraft cargo area. The dog apparently escaped by chewing out of its kennel, which caused damage to its own teeth. There was a small amount of blood near the bottom of the door on the kennel. The dog was in good spirits while with the owner and did not display any aggression or stress. Seattle Baggage agents gave the dog water after the owner arrived. Narrative description of the cause of the incident: A dog escaped by chewing out of its kennel, causing damage to its own teeth. 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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