Shark attack at Sandy Beach, Oahu, Hawaii, Usa

Shark attack details: Sandy Beach, Oahu, Hawaii, 23-Mar-2001
Date of attack: March 23rd 2001
Location: Sandy Beach, Oahu, Hawaii
Shark species: unknown
Name of victim: Michael Mendez
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Body-boarding
Injury: Minor cuts on left hand, body board bitten

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