Bermuda Triangle

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It claims its victims without warning. Stretching from Miami, Puerto Rico, and Bermuda, it is more than 500 thousand miles wide. It is known as the Devil’s Triangle to some, but to others it is known as the Bermuda Triangle. The Bermuda Triangle is a pilot or ship captains worst nightmare. Two of the major disappearances in the Triangle are Flight 19 and USS Cyclops. Flight 19 was a set of US Navy bombers in training. They lost their communication signal and disappeared over the triangle. The USS Cyclops had the same issues with communication. Both lost their way and somehow ended up in the Triangle. The Bermuda Triangle has many mysterious, but there are logical explanations to these disappearances.
They say it comes out of nowhere. A fog that disrupts compasses and other electronical equipment in ships and planes. The electronic fog is notorious for claiming many of the Triangle’s victims. The tale about Flight 19 is so bizarre. It is about five Avenger Torpedo bombers who were doing a training session. On the way back to Ft. Lauderdale, Lt. Charles Taylor begins to ask his second in command for help. Taylor keeps asking Edward what his compass reads. “I don’t know where we are. We must have got lost after that last turn.” (Taylor 54) Taylor finally admitted that they were lost. Both of the compasses he had were out. Radio transmissions picked up Taylor saying he was not far enough east. Taylor had lead his crew to their demise. He changed his course several times trying to find his way back. He lead the crew further out to sea instead of taking them to land on a small island they had seen miles before. After a five day search for the planes, the trail went cold. On December 5, 1945, the search was terminated. (66) This wa...

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...gave the Bermuda Triangle its fame and glory. Nothing truly vanishes without a trace. With the hundreds of miles of our oceans unexplored, what else is out there? The USS Cyclops and Avenger Torpedo bombers could be lying right under our noses. There is still a lot of unexplored territories that could house a lot of unexplained mysteries.

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