See all incidents for Continental

Airline: Continental
Incident Date: Aug 02, 2006
Report Date: October 2006
Incident Type: Death
Animal: Dog
Brachycephalic: Yes Definition
Animal Age: 6 years
Flight Number: 784
Originating Airport: EWR (Newark Liberty Intl)
Destination Airport: PDX (Portland Intl)
Reporting Airport: PDX (Portland Intl)


Incident #2 CO Flight #784 EWR-PDX Dog - Shar-pei 6 years old August 2, 2006 Female, Name: Not Available

Owner/Guardian REDACTED

Narrative Description: Description of the Incident: Animal arrived into Portland, Oregon, from Newark, NJ, deceased upon arrival.

Description of the Cause of the Incident: The necropsy reported that there was no evidence of any underlying condition that might predispose this animal to sudden and unexpected death, but it also stated that "it cannot be ruled out that this death was due to metabolic / chemical disturbances occurring at a sub-cellular level that do not result in visible changes." An internal investigation showed that all handling was per established guidelines, and that the aircraft was operating appropriately.

Description of any corrective action taken: No action was taken, as the death was not transit related.

PetFlight Report:
October 2006 Airline Pet Travel Report
Original Report

« Back

PetFlight Incident Map

Airport Pet Travel Incident Map
Map of all airports that have reported an air travel, pet related incident.

Read About Brent

Brent in Hawaii, the inspiration for PetFlight The inspiration for PetFlight.

Email Alert

PetFlight DOES NOT ship pets. Did you receive an email claiming to be from PetFlight?