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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Jul 28, 2015
Report Date: September 2015
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: 12 months
Flight Number:
Originating Airport: BOS (General Edward Lawrence Logan Intl)
Destination Airport: GIG (Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International)
Reporting Airport: IAH (George Bush Intercontinental/Houston)


CARRIER: UNITED ROUTING: Boston, MA (BOS) to Houston, TX (IAH) to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (GIG) DATE: July 28, 2015 UA AWB: 016-4838-7006 Approximate Time TYPE: DOG Breed: American Bully AGE: 1 year Name: Dexter

Owner REDACTED NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Description of the Incident: Mortality Description of the Cause of the Incident: Dexter was discovered deceased upon arrival at IAH. Cause of death is attributed to heat stroke. Description of any corrective action taken: Suggestions offered to breeder to improve ventilation in construction of the shipping container for this breed.

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