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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Dec 18, 2015
Report Date: February 2016
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: 2 months
Flight Number: UAS302
Originating Airport: SMF (Sacramento International)
Destination Airport: FLL (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Intl)
Reporting Airport: FLL (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Intl)


INCIDENT #1: CARRIER: United Airlines ROUTING: UAS302 Sacramento, CA (SMF) to San Francisco, CA (SFO), UA1568 San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) DATE: December 18th, 2015 UA AWB: 016-4794-2042 TYPE: DOG Breed: Bulldog Approximate Time: 7:12AM EST AGE: 2 Months Name: Unknown Owner: REDACTED NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Description of the Incident: Mortality Description of the Cause of the Incident; Dog was discovered deceased upon arrival of the aircraft at Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL). Necropsy results confirmed bacterial upper respiratory infection. Description of any corrective action taken: None required at this time. Cause of death is not transit related.

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