Despite the mystery surrounding the approximately 500,000 km square patch of ocean between Florida, Puerto Rico and Bermuda, dubbed the Bermuda Triangle, with up to 1,000 people reportedly having disappeared without trace in the area, experts have been stumped to offer an explanation.
A scientist has waded into the enduring hype surrounding the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle, suggesting he has uncovered the answer to all the enigmatic disappearances of ships and aircrafts reportedly attributed to the area.
Shane Satterley, a PhD candidate at Griffith University, Australia, suggests that a more profound study of the records pertaining to all those incidents linked with the area, also known as the Devil’s Triangle – a loosely defined region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean, between Florida, Puerto Rico and Bermuda – could help explain the phenomenon.
Satterley is cited by The Conversation as making a reference to what is believed to be one of the biggest recorded losses in the area.
In 1945 five US Navy Avenger torpedo bombers flying from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Bimini Island went missing.
The disappearance happened after a radio call from the 14 men on board to say their compasses were no longer working. The flight’s leader, Lieutenant Charles Taylor, was heard over the radio saying:
Three rescue planes also disappeared.
Satterley believes that the US Navy also had a good idea of what…