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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Aug 17, 2014
Report Date: October 2014
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Guinea Pig
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: UA1559
Originating Airport: IAH (George Bush Intercontinental/Houston)
Destination Airport: PHL (Philadelphia Intl)
Reporting Airport: PHL (Philadelphia Intl)


INCIDENT #5: CARRIER: United Airlines Flight UA1559 DATE: August 17, 2014 ROUTING: Houston, TX (IAH) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) UA AWB: 016-5140-1582 Approximate Time: 1812HRS EST (PHL) Guinea Pig Name: Unknown

Owner/Guardian REDACTED NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Description of the Incident: Mortality Description of the Cause of the Incident: Upon arrival at PHL it was discovered that the guinea pig was deceased. Description of any corrective action taken: None: The animal did not receive a necropsy. Cause of death remains undetermined. No irregularities were found in the handling.

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