Killer Sharks and Air New Zealand
Posted by te2ataria on February 27, 2013
What could they possibly have in common?
They each claimed a victim in New Zealand this week!
A man in his 40s was attacked and killed by a shark 14 foot long in Maori Bay today.
The victims, not yet named, was “swimming 200m offshore north from Maori Bay to Muriwai at about 1.30pm when he was attacked by a shark. His injuries were fatal.”
“Police and surf life savers went out in two IRBs and fired on the shark. It rolled over and disappeared.” Police said.
Muriwai and surrounding beaches have since been closed.
It’s believed that more than one shark may have been involved in the fatal attack.
Air New Zealand
A man died on an Air NZ flight at Auckland International Airport, according to a report.
The victim collapsed as he was boarding Air New Zealand flight NZ56 to Nadi, Fiji, about 9.05am on Monday.
The victim’s identity has not been released.