Whoa! Drone video captures surfer gliding over shark off Ponce Inlet

Pilot notices several other sharks during flight

PONE INLET, Fla. – A surfer in Volusia County had a close call with a shark while “hanging 10″ off Ponce Inlet.

A drone pilot shared video with News 6 showing the close encounter on Monday.

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The video shows the surfer gliding right over the shark, which was lurking just beneath the surface of the water.

The drone pilot said he spotted as many as nine other sharks during the flight.

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Cathleigh is a newscast producer and has been with News 6 since 2014. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in communications, with a focus in broadcast journalism. Cathleigh produces the 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. newscasts.