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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Feb 12, 2023
Report Date: April 2023
Incident Type: Loss
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 572
Originating Airport: RDU (Raleigh-Durham Intl)
Destination Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Reporting Airport: RDU (Raleigh-Durham Intl)


Carrier: Alaska Airlines

Flight Number: 572

Date & Time of Incident: 02/12/2023

Type of Incident: Loss

Description of Animal:

Breed: Siberian Husky

Animal Name:

Description of Incident: Dog escaped kennel in RDU (Raleigh Durham), ran loose on the ramp and was not recovered.

Cause of Incident: Dog chewed through zip ties reinforcing kennel door and forced the kennel door open.

Corrective Action Taken: Dog was recovered the day after it escaped. Dog did not appear to have any injuries. Owner did not seek vet care. Dog and owner flew same day dog was recovered. Kennel door was reinforced by drilling holes and adding more zip ties to secure door shut.

PetFlight Report:
April 2023 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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