April 2012 - death

Flight #102

Date and Time of the Incident
26 April 2012 @0712

Description of the Animal, Including Name
Canine, named Toby

Narrative Description of Incident
While off-loading the aircraft, fleet service personnel noticed that the dog in the kennel was not moving. The passenger was notified and continued his flight to BWI. The pet was taken to a local vet for a gross necropsy to determine the cause of death.

Narrative Description of Cause of the Incident
The necropsy revealed that the dog had a pre-existing condition and that a “Tracheal Collapse”, along with the kennel being too small for the pet, was the cause of death.

Narrative Description of any Corrective Action Taken in Response to Incident
The agent in HNL will be counseled on checked pet procedures and the acceptance of kennels especially.


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