Japan | Ehime Prefecture | Matsuyama

Incident Details:

year: 1992
location: Matsuyama
area: Ehime Prefecture
country: Japan
fatality: fatal
species: white
victim: Kazuta Harada
gender: M
age: 41
injury: fatal body not recovered
time: 15h20
species detail: 5 m [16.5'] white shark identification by K. Nakaya
source: K. Nakaya Orlando Sentinel 3-20-1992 p.A10 & 6-18-1992 p. A3
species: white shark
date: 8-Mar-92
activity: Hookah diving for pen shells

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1992 on the date reported as 8-Mar-92 - Kazuta Harada, a male aged 41 was Hookah diving for pen shells near Matsuyama. A white shark was reported to have attacked Kazuta Harada. The attack was fatal