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Airline: Delta
Incident Date: Aug 06, 2018
Report Date: October 2018
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Guinea Pig
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 1274
Originating Airport: MIA (Miami Intl)
Destination Airport: JFK (John F Kennedy Intl)
Reporting Airport: JFK (John F Kennedy Intl)


Report:

Carrier: Delta Air Lines

Flight Number: 1274

Date & Time of Incident: 08/06/2018

Type of Incident: Death

Description of Animal: Breed: Other

Animal Name: Sky

Description of Incident: A pet Guinea Pig "" was accepted for transport in Miami, FL (MIA) destined for New York, NY (JFK). The guinea pig was accepted in apparent good health with all required documentation present. Sky was transported to the aircraft in MIA and loaded without incident. Sky was recovered from the aircraft in New York and held in the live animal room where he was noticed unresponsive. Sky was immediately remitted to Veterinary custody for evaluation. Veterinary services at Cornell University determined Sky was deceased.

Cause of Incident: Veterinary examination did not identify a cause of death.

Corrective Action Taken: No corrective action taken - Gross examination does not reveal the cause of death in this case.

PetFlight Report:
October 2018 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/resources/individuals/aviation-consumer-protection/323401/delta-redacted-august-2018.pdf

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