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Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: Feb 15, 2015
Report Date: April 2015
Incident Type: Loss
Animal: Cat
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 957
Originating Airport: MIA (Miami Intl)
Destination Airport:
Reporting Airport: MIA (Miami Intl)


Carrier and Flight Number American Airlines Flight #957 Tag # 420458 Date and Time of the Incident 15 February 2015 @ 23:54 Description of the Animal, Including Name Tabby cat, Name: Blondy Narrative Description of Incident Upon arrival, a fleet service clerk offloading the flight discovered that one of the kennels was empty. The clerk reported that he then saw the cat loose in the cargo compartment of the aircraft. Before the clerk could secure the cat, the cat escaped from the cargo compartment and ran across the AOA. Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident A subsequent investigation determined that the kennel that contained the cat did not have the required zip ties in place to hold the door of the kennel closed. Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident Local Management is reviewing procedures to ensure that kennels are secured correctly

PetFlight Report:
April 2015 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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