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Airline: Hawaiian Air
Incident Date: Apr 08, 2022
Report Date: June 2022
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Cat
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 1
Originating Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)
Destination Airport: HNL (Honolulu Intl)
Reporting Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)


Carrier: Hawaiian Airlines

Flight Number: 1

Date & Time of Incident: 04/08/2022 21:10 AM

Type of Incident: Death

Description of Animal: Breed: Tuxedo

Animal Name: Nubis

Description of Incident: Cat was being transported from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Guest held up at TSA so Operation Agent informed ramp to remove the cat from the aircraft. Cat escaped wile Ramp Agent was removing the straps that secured the kennel to the bulk floor of the aircraft and ran across the tarmac. Cat eventually located. During the attempt to capture the cat, it darted in front of an airport bus and was hit.

Cause of Incident: Kennel was not designed for cargo bulk transportation and not properly secured.

Corrective Action Taken: HA issued disciplinary notice to the agent that accepted the kennel. All agents have been reminded that a complete check of all kennels must be done before accepting any animal. HA paid for cremation and for ashes to be sent to the owner in Honolulu.

PetFlight Report:
June 2022 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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