BERMUDA TRIANGLE

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  • ELLEN AUSTIN

    ELLEN AUSTIN
    Ellen Austin found an abandoned ship, placed an award-winning crew aboard and tried to sail it to New York in 1881. According to the stories, the derelict disappeared, records from Lloyd's of London proved the existence of Meta, she was renamed Ellen Austin. There are no victim lists for this ship.
  • USS CYCLOPS

    USS CYCLOPS
    It carried a full load of manganese ore and with one engine out of service, it disappeared without a trace with a crew of 309. There are many independent theories, some guilty storms, some mishaps and some that suggest that enemy activity in times of war was to blame for the loss.
  • THE FLIGHT 19

    THE FLIGHT 19
    There was a mysterious disappearance of Flight 19, a squadron of five TBM Avenger bombers, with 14 people on board. Another plane, which was to come to their rescue, also left no trace. In total, 27 men and 6 planes disappeared.
    This is how the popular legend of the Bermuda Triangle began to take shape, an imaginary line that links the Bahamas Islands with San Juan, Puerto Rico and the coasts of Florida.
  • DOUGLAS DC-3

    DOUGLAS DC-3
    A Douglas DC-3 aircraft, number NC16002, disappeared on a flight from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Miami. No trace of the plane, or the 32 people on board, was ever found. An investigation by the Civil Aviation Board found that there was not enough information available to determine the probable cause of the disappearance.
  • SELECTED NAMES FOR THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE

    SELECTED NAMES FOR THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE
    Edward Van Winkle Jones, a journalist with Associated Press, wrote about some boats lost in the Bahamas area. Jones said the disappearances of boats, planes and small boats were "mysterious. He gave the area the nickname "Devil's Triangle. Some people theorize that UFOs are responsible.
  • ORIGIN OF THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE

    ORIGIN OF THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE
    The term was created by several writers who published articles in magazines about the obvious danger of the area. However, the area, especially the Carolinas coast, was known for its numerous shipwrecks to the point of being called "The Atlantic Cemetery". In addition, large waves have been recorded in that area which explains the fear generated by the population.
  • KC-135 STRATOTANKERS

    KC-135 STRATOTANKERS
    A pair of US Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft collided and crashed into the Atlantic 300 miles west of Bermuda.
  • ARGOSY MAGAZINE

    ARGOSY MAGAZINE
    The writer Vincent Gaddis named the term "Bermuda Triangle" in an article in the American pulp magazine Argosy. The following year he published the book Invisible Horizons: True Mysteries of the Sea, which included a chapter called "The Deadly Bermuda Triangle.
  • CHRISTMAS CASE

    CHRISTMAS CASE
    A man named Burack, who owned a hotel in Bermuda, invited his parents to board his new yacht on Christmas Eve.
    A few minutes later the yacht hit something and Burack called the Coast Guard, but the Coast Guard never found them. They didn't return to the mainland, they were never found.
  • CHARLES BERLITZ

    CHARLES BERLITZ
    11 years after the creation of the Bermuda Triangle, the alleged mystery became a true myth thanks to Charles Berlitz, a New York science fiction writer, who published the bestseller The Bermuda Triangle, where he copied a lot of text from Gaddis and compiled cases of disappearances (very manipulated and poorly presented), mixed with falsehoods and blatant exaggerated inventions.
  • THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE MYSTERY: SOLVED

    THE BERMUDA TRIANGLE MYSTERY: SOLVED
    Lawrence Kusche, a librarian at Arizona State University at the time of the Flight 19 incident, was intrigued by the number of students asking about the Bermuda Triangle. He then began an exhaustive follow-up investigation of the original reports. He finally published his findings in 1975 in The Bermuda Triangle Mystery: Solved
  • A JOURNEY TO PUERTO RICO

    A JOURNEY TO PUERTO RICO
    A small plane carrying the entrepreneur Jennifer Blumin, her partner, the pilot Nathan Ulrich and their two children, disappeared while flying in this area.
    They were travelling to Puerto Rico, lost contact with them and hours later the coast guard found the remains of the aircraft but not the people.