FATAL – 22 May 2011?? – Near Kendec, north New Caledonia, South Pacific – kiteboarder attacked

New Caledonia

New Caledonia

In several very brief reports which quote the New Caledonian newspaper,  a 15-year old kiteboarder, named only as Nathan, was reported kite surfing with his father when he fell and while swimming back to his board or sail he was attacked a by shark which mauled his leg.

The attack happened while he was kite boarding near Kendec in the north of the archipelago of New Caledonia, South Pacific.

The date of the attack is not mentioned. It was reported on Monday 23 May 2011.

One report says his father and friends managed to rescue him but he died when he arrived at hospital in Koumac.

No other details were reported.

Source:

Radio New Zealand International

MSN Philippines

AFP

PIC source
Wikipedia Commons

Advertisements
Explore posts in the same categories: kite boarder, Pacific

Tags: , , , ,

You can comment below, or link to this permanent URL from your own site.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: