Shark attack at Nu, Upolu Island, Western Samoa

Shark attack details: Nu, Upolu Island, 16-Apr-1972
Date of attack: Apr 16th 1972
Location: Nu, Upolu Island
Shark species: Thought to involve a Tiger shark
Name of victim: Alan Banner, Peace Corps volunteer
Age of victim: 25 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Swimming
Injury: FATAL

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Thought to involve a tiger shark Thought to involve a Tiger shark

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