There have been a total of 5 shark attacks in MID ATLANTIC OCEAN. Out of those, 2 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 40.00%. 2 attacks came out of the blue while 3 have been provoked by humans.
|Jumped overboard to rescue a man||Leg bitten||NO||Charles Green|
|Venezuelan aircraft lost||Air/Sea Disaster||FATAL x 6||YES|
|Bound from New York to London in ballast||Leicester abandoned in a hurricane||FATAL, 2 men killed by sharks, 20 survived||YES||2 males|
|Off Bermuda||31-10-1962||06h00||Abandoning burning ship Captain George in raging seas||No injury, shark bit his boot||NO||Martin Fisher, radio operator|
|22-09-1961||06h00||Oceanic whitetip shar,; identified by Dr. W.C. Schoeder on photograph & Dr. L.P. L. Schultz on sketch by observer||Survived US Naval aircraft crash, climbing onboard rescue vessel when he fell back into sea||Lacerations to right shoulder blade & back||NO||22yo Patrick Imhof|