Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Apr 17, 2007
Report Date: June 2007
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 11 years
Flight Number: 215
Originating Airport: 000
Destination Airport: 000
Reporting Airport: 000
Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 215 Date of incident: 4/17/07 Time of incident: (During-flight) between 6:15a PT -1:05p PT
Description of animal (including name): 11-year-old Dog (named Betsy) The ramp lead observed Betsy with one eye partially closed and tearing up prior to the flight.
Narrative description of incident: (in flight passing) A dog traveling in the animal hold, passed away during the flight, due to an unknown cause. When the owner was told of the petâ€™s death, they mentioned that Betsy had been under stress during the familyâ€™s move.
Narrative description of the cause of the incident: Unknown cause.
Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: Absent known cause, no action required beyond appropriate communication with Betsyâ€™s owners.