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Airline: United Airlines
Incident Date: Jul 16, 2015
Report Date: September 2015
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 3 months
Flight Number:
Originating Airport:
Destination Airport: IAH (George Bush Intercontinental/Houston)
Reporting Airport: EWR (Newark Liberty Intl)


CARRIER: UNITED ROUTING: Madrid, Spain (MAD) to Newark, NJ (EWR) to Houston, TX (IAH) DATE: July 16, 2015 UA AWB: 016-0552-5494 Approximate Time TYPE: DOG Breed: Portuguese Water Dog AGE: 3 Months Name: Issa

Owner REDACTED NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION Description of the Incident: Mortality Description of the Cause of the Incident: Issa appeared ill upon arrival at EWR and was taken to nearby veterinarian for assessment where condition deteriorated. The necropsy revealed she died of a bacterial infection. Description of any corrective action taken: None required. Death was due to natural causes

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