Nd.0040


Case NumberND.0040
Date1941-1945
Year0
TypeUnprovoked
CountryIRAN
AreaKhuzestan Province
LocationAhvaz, on the Karun River
ActivityU.S. Airforce C124 enroute from Hickham Air Base to Japan went down. The 3 survivors fashioned raft from mailbags & were rescued 3 days after the crash.
Namea local dignitary
SexM
Age36
InjuryFATAL, femoral artery severed, died 12 days later
Fatal (Y/N)Y
Time18h00
SpeciesGrey nurse shark, 1m
Investigator or SourceLt. Col. R.S. Hunt of the Royal Army Medical Corp