Canine That Went Lacking at Atlanta Airport Discovered 3 Weeks Later

A canine that went lacking on the Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta has lastly resurfaced – three weeks later! In accordance with CNN, Maia, a 6-year-old canine, will quickly be protected and sound at dwelling with canine mother Paula Rodriguez.

Journey visa mishap leaves canine within the lurch

Maia’s ordeal started on August 18, when she and Rodriguez left their dwelling nation of the Dominican Republic for a two-week trip in California. Upon their Delta airline flight’s arrival in Atlanta for a layover, nonetheless, border patrol instructed Rodriguez that her vacationer visa was invalid. They canceled the visa and knowledgeable her that she must return to Punta Cana. The following flight wasn’t till the next day.

Rodriguez needed to spend the evening at a detention middle – with out Maia.

“They known as a Delta agent, who took Maia from me,” Rodriguez instructed CNN.

Rodriguez assumed she would see her canine on the time of the flight dwelling, however when she arrived on the gate, Maia was not there. Unable to stay within the U.S. for greater than 24 hours as a result of canceled visa, the canine mother had no alternative however to board the airplane. She had a panic assault on the flight as a result of expertise of dropping her fur child.

Canine goes lacking in world’s busiest airport

Two days later, a Delta consultant reached out to Rodriguez. He mentioned Maia was in a kennel en path to a airplane when employees opened the door and Maia escaped onto the runway. Nobody knew the place she was.

In accordance with CNN, Hartsfield-Jackson is the busiest airport on this planet. Rodriguez instructed the information outlet that dropping Maia was like “residing a nightmare.”

Although Rodriguez known as Delta always, the airline didn’t present any additional updates on Maia’s whereabouts. Nonetheless, a Delta consultant did launch the next assertion to CNN: “Delta groups have been working to find and reunite this pet with the client and we stay in contact with the client to supply updates. Delta individuals really feel deeply involved for the client and the canine and we’re dedicated to ongoing search efforts, working intently with the Metropolis of Atlanta Division of Aviation and different stakeholders.”

Three lengthy weeks handed. Lastly, on Saturday, the operations staff on the airport found Maia. She was hiding by the north cargo amenities.

“Drained however in obvious good well being, she was transported to a vet and is anticipated to return dwelling quickly,” airport officers mentioned.

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