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Airline: American Eagle
Incident Date: Jul 29, 2009
Report Date: September 2009
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: AE4404
Originating Airport: FWA (Fort Wayne International)
Destination Airport: EWR (Newark Liberty Intl)
Reporting Airport: ORD (Chicago O'Hare Intl)


Carrier and Flight Number AE4404

Date and Time of the Incident 29 July 2009

Narrative Description of Incident Puppy was being shipped from FWA to EWR. In Chicago, puppy was very weak and minimally responsive. It was vomiting and had diarrhea. In ORD, AA contacted the Shipper and Consignee, and also consulted with a vet to determine if the animal could be shipped from ORD to EWR

Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident Puppy died before it could be transported from ORD to EWR; hence, a necropsy was performed. The results showed the dog had pneumonia

Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident No corrective action taken; Shipper was consulted and elected euthanasia of the puppy (because of the acute renal failure and other problems that had occurred

PetFlight Report:
September 2009 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

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