Video captured the shocking moment when a 7-foot mako shark jumped into the air and landed on a fishing boat off the coast of Maine.
Shark launches onto a fishing boat
Crew and guests were on a shark fishing expedition with Sea Ventures Charters watching the shark do acrobatics in the air. Moments later, the mako jumped from the ocean and nearly landed on a person on the boat in the now viral video.
“A once-in-a-lifetime experience!” Sea Ventures Charters wrote in a Facebook post. “Thankfully, no one on board was injured!”
As for the shark, it was measured, tagged, and then released.
Captain Dave Sinclair tells that the shark was “certainly an armful when falling from the sky!!”
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