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Airline: Delta
Incident Date: Jun 25, 2018
Report Date: August 2018
Incident Type: Injury
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: No Definition
Animal Age: Not reported
Flight Number: 1473
Originating Airport: HNL (Honolulu Intl)
Destination Airport: ATL (Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta Intl)
Reporting Airport: LAX (Los Angeles Intl)


Report:

Carrier: Delta Air Lines

Flight Number: 1473

Date & Time of Incident: 06/25/2018

Type of Incident: Injury

Description of Animal: Breed: Australian Shepherd

Animal Name: Jake

Description of Incident: A pet AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD "Jake" was accepted for transport in Honolulu, HI (HNL) with a transfer in Los Angeles, CA (LAX) destined for Atlanta, GA (ATL). The canine was accepted in apparent good health with all required documentation present. After acceptance Jake was transported to the aircraft in HNL and loaded without incident. Upon arrival in Los Angeles, CA during transit Jake chewed his way out of his kennel and was recovered by local ground operations staff. Jake appeared to be limping which prompted a Veterinary evaluation. Jake was treated for a fracture to his leg and minor abrasions.

Cause of Incident: Self-inflicted injuries

Corrective Action Taken: No corrective action taken - self-inflicted injury

PetFlight Report:
August 2018 Airline Pet Travel Report

Link to original report:
https://www.transportation.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/resources/individuals/aviation-consumer-protection/320536/dl-june-redacted-animal-incident-report.pdf

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