Shark Attack Data

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Shark attack at Keurbooms Lagoon, Plettenberg Bay in Western Cape, South Africa

GSAF Case # 2016.12.19
Date 19 Dec 2016
Country South Africa
Area Western Cape
Location Keurbooms Lagoon, Plettenberg Bay
Activity Surf skiing
Name Ben Swart
Sex Male
Age 55
Injury No injury, but ski severely damaged
Time 07h00
Species White shark, 4 m
Investigator or Source The Citizen, 12/19/2016
Fatal? Not fatal
Incident Type Unprovoked