Surfing CASE: GSAF 2005.02.04 DATE: Friday February 4, 2005
CASE: GSAF 2005.02.04
DATE: Friday February 4, 2005
LOCATION: The incident took place in the
South Atlantic Ocean near Ilhéus, Bahia,
NAME: Antonio de Carvalho Miguel Pereira
DESCRIPTION: The surfer is a 12-year-old
MOON PHASE: New Moon, February 8,
ENVIRONMENT: The well-known Itacare
Surf School and Itacare Surfcamp is a short
distance north of Ilheus. It is not known if
the boy was attending the school or staying
at the camp, but conditions in the area
attract many surfers.
NARRATIVE: No details.
INJURY: The boy sustained wounds to his
right thigh and ankle.
FIRST AID / TREATMENT: The injuries were not life-threatening, according to Marli da
Silva dos Santos, a nurse at Hospital Geral Luis Viana Filho in Ilhéus, Bahia. (Note: the
address of the hospital is Av. Brasil, s/n, Alto da Conquista, Ilhéus - Bahia, Brazil)
SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel, February 5, 2005 edition, page A.6
CASE INVESTIGATOR: Paulo Mariano Lopes
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