Airline: Alaska Airlines
Incident Date: Apr 16, 2013
Report Date: June 2013
Incident Type: Death
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 4 years
Flight Number: 892
Originating Airport: HNL (Honolulu Intl)
Destination Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)
Reporting Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)
DOT Animal Incident Report – April 2013 – Redacted Incident 1 Carrier: Alaska Airlines Flight: 892 (Honolulu, HI to San Diego, CA) Date of incident: April 16, 2013 Time of incident: Approximately 8:17 P.M. PT
Description of animal (including name): A 4 year-old, English bulldog, named Chache, unknown sex.
Narrative description of incident: A customer was traveling with two dogs, in separate kennels. Ramp personnel noticed that one of the two dogs was unresponsive. The customer tried to wake up his English bulldog and the dog did not respond. The San Diego Customer Service Supervisor assisted the customer in the baggage claim area and the customer planned to take his dog home for burial.
Narrative description of the cause of the incident: An English bulldog passed inflight; and no signs of trauma were visible. There is no evidence to suggest that the airline’s handling contributed to the animal’s death.
Narrative description of any corrective action taken in response to the incident: No action required. No photographs available