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Australia Fish launches into boat off Darwin, killing 56-year-old man, NT Police say

07:16  15 august  2020
07:16  15 august  2020 Source:   abc.net.au

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A 56 - year - old man has died in Darwin after being struck in his chest by a fish while on a fishing boat . Key points Northern Territory Police say the man had been fishing with family and friends on Darwin Harbour on Friday when he was "struck in his chest by a large fish which launched itself into

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a large body of water with a city in the background: Reports came in on Saturday morning of a death of a fisherman on Cullen Bay jetty. (ABC News: Nadia Daly) © Provided by ABC NEWS Reports came in on Saturday morning of a death of a fisherman on Cullen Bay jetty. (ABC News: Nadia Daly)

A 56-year-old man has died in Darwin after being struck in his chest by a fish while on a fishing boat.

Northern Territory Police say the man had been fishing with family and friends on Darwin Harbour on Friday when he was "struck in his chest by a large fish which launched itself into the boat".

Police say the group immediately made their way to Cullen Bay "where they were met by police and paramedics who administered CPR".

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Northern Territory Police said the incident was a reminder to the public to be aware of increased crocodile activity in the Top End during the Daily Mail Australia has contacted NT Police for further details. It's possible the crocodile may have escaped from Darwin Harbour, which is near Palmerston.

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Police say the man died at Cullen Bay.

"This appears to be a freak incident which is hugely distressing for the people in the boat and other family and friends of the man," Northern Territory Police said.

"Police ask that their privacy be respected and as such will not be providing further comment."

In 2018, a woman's neck was sliced open when a mackerel launched itself from the water 45 kilometres from Darwin.

The 10-kilogram, metre-long mackerel reportedly jumped more than a metre and a half in the air before leaving the woman lying on a fishing boat with blood streaming from her neck.

The woman survived but was left with a deep wound to her neck.


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