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Airline: Delta
Incident Date: Sep 21, 2015
Report Date: November 2015
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: DL858
Originating Airport: DCA (Ronald Reagan Washington National)
Destination Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)
Reporting Airport: DTW (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County)


Delta Cargo Live Animal Incident Report (Redacted) Cargo Incident Report Type: Injury Date of Incident: September 21, 2015 LOCation: Detroit, MI Washington, DC (DCA) - Detroit, MI (DTW) - Routing: Los Angeles, CA (LAX) AWB: OO6-08757641 Description of Animal: American Bully Dog On September 21, 2015 Delta Cargo accepted for transport an American Bully from Washington, D.C. (DCA) to Detroit Michigan, MI (DTW) via DL858. While in transit from DCA to Description of Incident: DTW the canine chewed through and ate his plastic food bowl causing internal bodily damage. The canine was taken to veterinary services for treatment and expected to fully recover. Consumption of plastic food bowl items required in the kennel, Corrective Action Taken: None Warranted Cause of Incident:

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