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Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: Nov 22, 2022
Report Date: January 2023
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 1515
Originating Airport: ALN (St Louis Regional)
Destination Airport: CLT (Charlotte/Douglas Intl)
Reporting Airport: CLT (Charlotte/Douglas Intl)


Carrier: American Airlines

Flight Number: 1515

Date & Time of Incident: 11/22/2022 12:00 AM

Type of Incident: Death

Description of Animal:

Breed: Australian Shepherd

Animal Name:

Description of Incident: Upon arrival in CLT, it was discovered the puppy was unresponsive. The puppy was transported to the Animal Healthcare Center in Charlotte, NC for medical assessment, where it was verified that the puppy perished. The remains were taken to the Griffin Animal Disease Lab for a necropsy.

Cause of Incident: Necropsy determined death was from pre-existing condition. Pulmonary congestion, pneumothorax

Corrective Action Taken:

PetFlight Report:
January 2023 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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