The incident occurred in a domestic flight in Russia, but the name of the airline, is unclear.
A passenger plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Sunday in Moscow, Russia, after a dog escaped from his crate and opened a part of the baggage-hatch, the activation of an sos alarm.
The dog was placed in the cargo hold for pets in St. Petersburg, where the flight is coming from, but the coffin was not closed properly, according to The Daily Mail.
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The dog eventually got out of the carrier and sank in the luggage hatch until it was able to crack “the inner lining of the luggage compartment, and in one way or another provoked the opening of the front half-door” during the flight was at an altitude of 13,000 foot, RT reported.
The opened hatch to set off an alarm and forced the Boeing 737 to perform an emergency landing.
The dog was not able to fully open the hatch, a source in Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, told the Daily Mail, which probably saved the dog’s life.
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The airline landed safely at the airport in Moscow no injuries reported.
The breed of the dog is unknown, but it must weigh more than 17 kilos, because that is the maximum weight in the European Union for pets traveling in the cabin.
Alexandra Deabler is a Lifestyle writer and editor for Fox News.