Mysterious disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle
• Mysterious disappearance in the Bermuda Triangle
After a hundred years, the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle and is not solved. Many people believe that the disappearance of ships and aircraft in the area - a common set of circumstances, others believe that the place is associated with paranormal activity. Of the truth can only guess, but the fact remains - this is where most lost people than anywhere else on earth.
The American ship "Cyclops", carrying ten thousand tons of manganese ore, went missing March 4, 1918 in the Bermuda Triangle. On board were 306 people - members of the crew and passengers. February 16, 1918 the ship left Rio de Janeiro harbor and headed towards America. There are several theories to explain why the ship sank. It is believed that the most likely cause was overloaded ship more dense cargo. No trace of "Cyclops" and was not found. This incident was the biggest number of victims who disappeared in the area.
2. "Flight 19"
"Flight 19" was a training flight of five torpedo bombers that disappeared December 5th, 1945 over the Atlantic. Each plane had a triple, so fourteen people lost. training flight route was quite standard - a sufficient number of landmarks, which reduces the likelihood of a navigational error to zero. Nevertheless, flight and did not return to base. US Navy investigators believe that the cause is still began to pilot error, due to which the bombers have gone astray, used up all the fuel and fell into the ocean. As if there was not, "Flight 19" is considered the most mysterious disappearance in the history of aviation.
3. "Star Tiger"
Airliner "Star Tiger", owned by the company British South American Airways, disappeared without a trace over the Atlantic Ocean during a flight between the Azores and Bermuda January 30, 1948. On board the "Star Tiger" was a total of 31 passengers. The mystery of the disappearance of the aircraft along with the disappearance of the ship "Star Arie" l in 1949 has not yet been solved. The disappearance of these two planes has helped to create and strengthen the legend of the Bermuda Triangle.
4. "Dakota DC-3"
The aircraft Douglas Dakota DC-3 took off from San Juan Airport in Puerto Rico for a destination in Miami December 28, 1948. After eleven minutes, airport managers have established a link with the pilots of the aircraft, which reported that the flight is in normal mode. Last post by "DC-3" was obtained in four in the morning. To Miami was only fifty miles. Despite this, the aircraft do not come to the airport and got in touch. A large-scale search and rescue operation did not bring any results.
5. "Flight 441"
"Flight 441" was the largest carrier owned by the US Navy. October 30, 1954 the plane took off from the Azores Islands with 42 passengers on board. At a distance of about 400 miles communications with the aircraft was lost. As is the case with other incidents in the Bermuda Triangle, "Flight 441" suddenly disappeared from radar after a regular communication. The airframe was a lot of floating elements, but the wreckage was never found.
At night, December 22, 1967 in the Bermuda Triangle missing 23-foot cruiser. The owner Dan Berrak decided to go in a short boat trip to watch the night lights of Miami. It is known that the boat was technically in order. The ship departed far from the shore and it would seem, is nothing no signs of trouble. Suddenly there was a call to the Coast Guard. Berrak radioed that his boat hit an object, but his voice was not particularly worrying. The Coast Guard came to the approximate location of the boat and twenty minutes later, but by that time the ship disappeared without trace.
trimotored plane "Trislander" flew from Santiago to New York December 15, 2008 with 12 passengers on board. Approximately 35 minutes after takeoff it has completely disappeared from the radar. The US Coast Guard began a massive search operation, but the aircraft was never found. Last known whereabouts was four miles to the west of the island of West Caicos. It was the last disappearance in the Bermuda Triangle.