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Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Oct 06, 2023
Report Date: December 2023
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 461
Originating Airport: CMH (Port Columbus Intl)
Destination Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)
Reporting Airport: SEA (Seattle-Tacoma Intl)


Carrier: Alaska Airlines

Flight Number: 461

Date & Time of Incident: 10/06/2023

Type of Incident: Death

Description of Animal: Breed: Golden Retriever Mix

Animal Name:

Description of Incident: On arrival, dog was found deceased outside of its kennel in the cargo compartment.

Cause of Incident: The dog chewed through the side of its kennel dislodging the side vent and cracking/breaking the plastic on the kennel. While escaping the kennel, the dog cut its throat and expired during transit.

Corrective Action Taken:

PetFlight Report:
December 2023 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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