Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Jul 11, 2008
Report Date: September 2008
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: 3 years
Flight Number: AS388
Originating Airport: OTH (North Bend Muni)
Destination Airport: SFO (San Francisco International)
Reporting Airport: SFO (San Francisco International)
Incident 1 Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: QX2031 (OTH/PDX) and AS388 (PDX/SFO) Date of incident: July 11, 2008 Time of incident: Approximately 8:30 P.M. PT
Description of animal (including name): A female American Staffordshire Dog named: Envy Diamond Age: 3 years old
Narrative description of incident: Upon opening the aircraft pit in San Francisco, CA ramp personnel found that the dog had passed away. It is not clear at what point the animal perished while in the airlineâ€™s custody.
Narrative description of the cause of the incident: A dog arrived deceased in San Francisco, CA. This appears to be a natural death. There is no evidence to suggest that the airlineâ€™s handling contributed to the animalâ€™s condition in any way.
Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: No action required.
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