Caribbean Sea | Between Key West Florida & Guantanamo Bay Cuba | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 1960
location: Unspecified
area: Between Key West Florida & Guantanamo Bay Cuba
country: Caribbean Sea
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: male airline pilot
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: Questionable. Recovered flight gear was completely shredded by sharks but pilot may have died when plane hit the water
time:
species detail:
source: U.S. Naval Aviation Safety Center
species: unknown shark
date: Early summer 1960
activity: Aircraft crashed into sea

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1960 on the date reported as Early summer 1960 - male airline pilot, a male aged unknown was Aircraft crashed into sea near Unspecified. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked male airline pilot. The attack was non-fatal (Questionable. Recovered flight gear was completely shredded by sharks but pilot may have died when plane hit the water )