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List of all shark attacks in Sinai Peninsula

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 4 shark attacks in Sinai Peninsula. Out of those, 1 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 25.00%. 3 attacks came out of the blue while 1 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Sharm el-Sheikh 03-04-2010 14h00Oceanic whitetip shark, 6'Swimming / treading waterLacerations to left ankle and footNO 24yo James Elliott
The lagoon at Dahab 01-07-2004 "black tipped" sharkSnorkelingHand severedNO Teenyo Mirjam Buser, a Swiss tourist
Off Sharm El-Sheikh 02-01-2004 03h00Air disaster. Flash Airlines Boeing 737 crashed into the Red SeaNo survivors, sharks scavenged on remainsYES 135 passengers & 13 crew
Sha’ab Mahmud, Ras Mohamed Park 05-11-2003 2.5 oceanic whitetip sharkSnorkelingHand/elbow injuredNO Igor Fedorov
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