Incident Date: Aug 13, 2005
Report Date: October 2005
Incident Type: Injury
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 3 years
Flight Number: 218
Originating Airport: EWR (Newark Liberty Intl)
Destination Airport: TPA (Tampa Intl)
Reporting Airport: TPA (Tampa Intl)
Description of the Incident: Self-inflicted injury to the mouth which occurred when animal chewed through the kennel.
Description of the Cause of the Incident: Animal was not acclimated to its kennel and tried to chew its way out. Slightly injured its mouth in doing so. Owner agreed to take the animal to her own vet at her expense.
Description of any corrective action taken: None needed.