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Airline: Northwest Airlines
Incident Date: Nov 30, 2006
Report Date: February 2007
Incident Type: Loss
Animal: Cat
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: NW 422
Originating Airport: CWA (Central Wisconsin)
Destination Airport: MCO (Orlando Intl)
Reporting Airport: MCO (Orlando Intl)


Type: Loss Date of Incident: November 30, 2006 (Investigation completed December 18, 2006) Location: MCO Routing: NW 2798 CWA-DTW NW 422 DTW-MCO AWB: 012 CWA 60452453 Description of Animal: Cat, named “Snowball” Description of Incident: The cat escaped from its kennel while being unloaded from the aircraft upon arrival at Orlando. An extensive search has failed to find the cat. The search continues, and Northwest has offered a reward. Cause of the Incident: The kennel door came unlatched during normal handling causing the door to open and the cat to escape. The kennel was not damaged. Supplementary door security ties were not applied to the kennel at origin as required by Northwest policy. Corrective Action Taken: Reminded all personnel accepting and handling live animals of Northwest’s existing policy requiring supplemental door security ties be applied to all pet kennels.

PetFlight Report:
February 2007 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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