There have been a total of 2 shark attacks in CENTRAL PACIFIC. Out of those, 1 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 50.00%. 0 attacks came out of the blue while 2 have been provoked by humans.
|68 miles east of Wallis Island||S2N Navy scout plane went down, E.H. Almond & Lieut A.G. Reading in water||FATAL, right leg & left thigh bitten||YES||E.H. Almond, US Navy radioman|
|68 miles east of Wallis Island||S2N Navy scout plane went down, E.H. Almond & Lieut A.G. Reading in water||Jaw dislocated & contusions from many blows on legs & body by shark fins, rescued after 14 hours||NO||26yo Arthur George Reading, Naval aviator|