Airline: American Airlines
Incident Date: Aug 21, 2005
Report Date: October 2005
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 2282
Originating Airport: STL (Lambert-St Louis Intl)
Destination Airport: BWI (Baltimore/ Washington Intl)
Reporting Airport: BWI (Baltimore/ Washington Intl)
Carrier and Flight Number American Airlines Flight 2282
Date and Time of the Incident 22 AUG05 at 2251 EDT
Description of the Animal, Including Name Cockapoo dog named Coco
Narrative Description of Incident Dog was found deceased off AA Flight 2282 (STL-BWI).
Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident Necropsy revealed this dog died of natural causes complicated by obesity and poor lung capacity. Vet found no fault with AA transport. Two other dogs traveled in same compartment and arrived safely.
Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident None.