This is the horrifying moment a shark devastated a diver in the Red Sea.
A blood curdling scream is heard thirty feet underwater as the white tip pounded the man’s leg, filling the water with blood.
The horror footage was filmed in 2018 by diver Dan White, who was completing his deep diver certification near Brothers Island in Egypt.
The shark had found its way to Dan, who was with a group of five divers and two instructors.
The divers were then joined by several German vacationers swimming in the same area – and Dan noticed the whitetip’s behavior beginning to change.
Ian, diving with Dan’s group, had a close encounter with the shark before turning and attacking one of the German divers.
Suddenly, the beast lunged at the tourist and sank its fangs into his leg when another diver tried to shake it off.
Speaking to Tracking Sharks, Dan from Farnham, Surrey said: “I included the white tip because I thought it would be a cool encounter.
“The day before we dived with three whitetips without any problems.
“While filming, I noticed that one of the diver’s bubbles startled the shark and it turned to look.
“The shark made three [bump] Attempts at Ian but he fended them off every time. After the third bump, one of the German divers came to Ian’s aid.
“The German diver’s pal saw the shark trying to cheekily nibble Ian, but was unable to keep an eye on the shark as it rose to his height and bit his leg.
“His mate wrested the shark from him, but by that point the damage had already been done.”
Dan’s footage was later posted to YouTube and shows the shark closing its jaws around the victim’s calf.
A piercing scream is heard – even though the group was 10 meters below the surface.
After the brutal attack, the man was helped to the surface and pulled out of the water.
The divers alerted the boat crew, who “went into overdrive” and pulled other people out of the water.
The man’s calf had been ripped apart by the beast, destroying both his calf muscles and bone.
Before he was taken to the hospital, first responders gave him painkillers and put a tourniquet on his leg.
Dan said he was told the diver had “a clean bite mark in his lower leg to the bone and his calf muscle was completely gone.”
He said: “When we finished our diving week, we heard that a German doctor was flown out to meet the diver at the medical center and the diver was then flown home for full treatment.”
Miraculously, the victim’s leg did not have to be amputated.
Dan said the horrific incident will not keep him from the water.
‘SIGN OF REVOLT’
“I will continue to dive without a doubt,” he said.
“In the future I will be diving with sharks and monitoring their activity while watching for signs of aggression and keeping them at a distance.”
Kevin McMurray, a shark attack researcher and owner of Tracking Sharks, said, “Oceanic whitetips are deep-sea sharks known to cruise toward the shallows near deep-water slopes.
“The shark in Mr. White’s footage appeared to be acting anxious and showing signs of excitement.
“It also seemed to gauge the diver in the shorty as it approached, as if nudging and examining him.
“However, the diver stepped away in a horizontal pattern that may have mimicked prey and excited the shark.
“The large number of divers surrounding the shark may have contributed to the incident, as could their positions in the water.
“Divers who encounter sharks are advised to stay vertical and form a group with other divers.
“More importantly, they should watch the next shark and be ready to safely push it away if it gets too close.”
It comes after two women were bludgeoned to death by a shark within 600 meters of a popular holiday hotspot in the Red Sea in July.
A 68-year-old tourist died after losing an arm and leg in an attack while swimming in the sea.
Two days later, a Romanian woman was also found dead after a shark attack.
Both incidents happened off the coast of Sahl Hasheesh near the city of Hurghada, some 60 miles southwest of the popular resort of Sharm El Sheikh.
Experts think it’s possible that both deadly attacks were carried out by the same shark.
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