01/27/2009 Male ( Azores )

Listing of the Shark Attack Related Incidents occurring in 2009. 2009 Shark Attacks
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Shark attack off Azores coast

A 49-year-old Spanish man was transported by the Portuguese Air Force from a vessel in the Atlantic, 205 kilometres off the Azores archipelago, after being attacked by a shark.

The man, who had been working on the Spanish fishing vessel Nuevo Cedes, was initially rescued by a Portuguese Puma helicopter after a shark bit his left forearm, 205 kilometres from Faial.

He was taken to hospital-ship Juan de la Costa, which gives medical assistance to EU fishing boats in the North Atlantic.

The man was later transferred by an ‘Avicar’ aircraft to a hospital in Ponte Delgada (São Miguel).

A medical spokesperson said the man’s condition is stable and he is “out of danger”. No vascular wounds or haemorrhaging were caused by the bite.


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01/27/2009 Male ( Azores )

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Date: reported on January 27, 2009.
Location: Azores Islands, Portugal.
Provoked incident :
A Spanish fisherman (49) was bitten on the left forearm by a shark.


Un pescador español atacado por un tiburón en las Azores

27 de enero de 2009.

El marino resultó herido en el antebrazo izquierdo al ser mordido por un tiburón mientras recogía las redes. Un tripulante del barco español 'Nuevo Cedes' fue mordido por un tiburón en el mar de las Azores y resultó herido en el antebrazo izquierdo.

El pescador, de 49 años, fue recogido por el barco hospital 'Juan de la Costa' y posteriormente trasladado al Hospital do Divino Espírito Santo. Actualmente se encuentra estable y está fuera de peligro, según han confirmado a que.es fuentes del centro.

Se desconocen las circunstancias del ataque aunque pudo suceder mientras se recogían las redes.

http://www.que.es/ultimas-noticias/suce ... zores.html



A Spanish fisherman attacked by a shark in the Azores.

The Marine was wounded in the left forearm by being bitten by a shark while collecting networks. A crew member of the Spanish boat 'New Cedes' was bitten by a shark in the sea off the Azores and was wounded in the left forearm.

The fisherman, aged 49, was picked up by the hospital ship 'Juan de la Costa', and subsequently transferred to the Hospital do Divino Espirito Santo. He is currently stable and is out of danger, according que.es sources have confirmed to the center.

The circumstances of the attack are unknown. Although it could have happened while collecting fishing net.


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