Putting fear into the heart of the bravest sailor, the Bermuda Triangle has been claiming lives for centuries. Find out more about the sinister patch of ocean with these 10 weird facts.
In 1945, 6 US Navy Bombers disappeared and so they sent more people to recuse them. Before 27 men vanished, 1 pilot reported “Everything looks strange. Even the Ocean”
Colombia’s ship floated on still waters through the Triangle in 1492. He documented unusual compass readings and a fireball in the sky.
1000 lives have been lost in the Bermuda Triangle over the last century. On average 4 aircraft and 20 yachts go missing every year.
Bruce Gernon claims that he lost 28 minutes after flying through a time-warping cloud tunnel. The plane went missing from radars, only to re-merge in Miami Beach.
The approaching lights of Irving Rivers’ plane were spotted 2 miles from land in 1978. It vanished into thin air while controllers were momentarily distracted.
High levels of methane gas are trapped underneath the Triangles seabed. A ruptured gas pocket causes water density to dip and could sink vessels above.
The Dragon Triangle is Bermuda’s counterpart in the Pacific Ocean. It was declared a danger zone in 1950 when 700 sailors vanished 2 years.
Some believe the lost city of Atlantis will be found under the Bermuda Triangle. They think the city’s energy crystals interface with radar and compass readings.
306 people were lost when the Navy ship the USS Cyclops vanished in 1918. It is a single largest loss of life in US Naval history outside of combat.
The U.S. government testing base, AUTEC, is known as the naval Area 51. Located to the Triangle, the area has been the scene of reported UFO sightings.