Airline: Pinnacle Airlines, Inc
Incident Date: Apr 07, 2006
Report Date: June 2006
Incident Type: Injury
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: 2 months
Flight Number: NW5963
Originating Airport: N/A
Destination Airport: SGF (Springfield-Branson Regional)
Reporting Airport: SGF (Springfield-Branson Regional)
Carrier: Pinnacle Airlines, Inc. Flight Number: NW5963 Date & Time of Incident: 4/7/06 Station: SGF Description of animal, including name, if available: 1 pound, 8 week old Chihuahua Type of Incident (check applicable): __Death _Escape _Loss _Injury _XOther, specify:Pet arrived sick at station_____________ Incident Description Narrative Upon arrival at SGF, the Chihuahua puppy was slow to respond and was wet from vomit or urine. The supervisor was called.
Narrative Description of the Cause of the Incident Per the vet it was a small, young dog that became sick inflight. Pinnacle pet handling procedures were followed.
Narrative Description of Any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident The supervisor contacted and met the consignee at the local vet with the dog. The dog was checked by the vet who determined due to the size of the dog it had only become sick in-flight and was fine.