A man in his 20s was attacked just after 2pm while diving off Indian Head on the remote northeast side of the island.
A man in his 20s was attacked just after 2pm while diving off Indian Head on the remote northeast side of the island.

Diver dies in Fraser Island shark attack

A SCUBA diver has died after he was seriously mauled by a shark off Fraser Island.

A man in his 20s was attacked just after 2pm while diving off Indian Head on the remote northeast side of the island.

 

The RACQ Lifeflight helicopter winched a doctor and paramedic onto rocks to try to save the man but his injuries were too severe and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was being flown to Hervey Bay.

Originally published as Diver dies in Fraser Island shark attack


Barilaro: I don't regret threatening to split Coalition

Premium Content Barilaro: I don't regret threatening to split Coalition

Transport Minister slams Nationals leader as ‘politically reckless’

BYPASS WIN: No more trucks ‘bellowing’ through town

Premium Content BYPASS WIN: No more trucks ‘bellowing’ through town

Three villages are no longer on the Pacific Highway