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Airline: Northwest Airlines
Incident Date: May 20, 2005
Report Date: July 2005
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: NW1057
Originating Airport: PIT (Pittsburgh International)
Destination Airport: MSP (Minneapolis-Saint Paul International)
Reporting Airport: MSP (Minneapolis-Saint Paul International)


Type: Injury Date/Time of Incident: May 20, 2005, approx. 8:00pm Location: MSP Routing: NW #1057 PIT-MSP NW #321 MSP-LAX Description of Animal: Dog; Mixed breed Pit Bull named “Noel”

Description of Incident: Dog escaped from its kennel while in transit by chewing a hole through the side of kennel. Animal and owner were transported to local Veterinarian in MSP. In addition to injury to toenail, the dog’s gums were visibly swollen and bleeding.

Cause of the Incident: Dog injured itself while demonstrating a determined effort to escape its kennel.

Corrective Action Taken: No corrective action taken. Kennel was of acceptable construction and condition at time of acceptance. Kennel door was secure.

PetFlight Report:
July 2005 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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