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According to Lloyds of London and the US coast guard, the number of planes that go missing in the Bermuda Triangle is the same as anywhere in the world on a percentage basis … It is close to the equator, near a wealthy part of the world, America, therefore you have a lot of traffic. Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Australian science communicator
More than 100 ships and aeroplanes have been lost in the Bermuda Triangle taking with them 1,000 lives. There is no explanation for the disappearances. In Search of … Ancient Mysteries, 1973
The tranquil waters might obscure a mysterious phenomenon that preys on those who venture into the coastal area. A United States air force bomber disappeared in 1968. More than 1,000 lives have been lost under circumstances that cause veteran sailors to become uneasy traversing their waters. In Search of s1e4 … The Bermuda Triangle, 1977
A danger zone that seems to swallow ships and planes. ibid.
They occur most often in a triangle-shaped wedge bounded by Florida, the Bahamas and the island of Bermuda: the so-called Bermuda Triangle. ibid.
A ghost ship is discovered adrift on the Caribbean. Another mystery for the men who patrol those waters of dreadful fascination: the infamous Bermuda Triangle … Investigators think they have an answer … a theory that is cautiously accepted by the coastguards … a bizarre anachronism: the plundering buccaneer. In Search of s3e10 … Bermuda Triangle Pirates
All indicators in the Bermuda Triangle seem to point to a black hole. Dr John Hutchison
8Certain places around the world have baffled scientists and scholars for decades. Places with names like the Zone of Silence, the Gate of the Gods, and the Bermuda Triangle. Visitors to these mysterious sites report a series of strange energies, unexplained disappearance and supernatural phenomena. Ancient Aliens s2e1: Mysterious Places, History 2010
Perhaps the most infamous of the world’s mysterious places is the Bermuda Triangle. ibid.
What causes ships and planes to disappear without trace? Why has nautical and navigational equipment stopped working, or changed course by itself? Historical shipping records show that the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle are much older than many people think. Ever since the earliest days of oceanic exploration sailors have witnessed strange sights. ibid.
And if there really is a portal in the open waters of the Bermuda Triangle, might there by others on land? ibid.
Is it a coincidence that the Earth’s twenty-fifth parallel north cuts through both the Bermuda Triangle and the Dragon’s Triangle? Ancient Aliens s2e3: Underwater World
Since 1945 over a hundred ships and planes are said to have vanished there: not only without trace but often in mysterious circumstances. Arthur C Clarke’s Mysterious Universe
It lies just west of Florida. An abyss where all conventional reasoning is called into question. Over the centuries it’s had many names: the Sea of Doom, the Graveyard of the Atlantic, the Devil’s Triangle, but amid the mystery there is one certainty: perfectly functioning aeroplanes and ships seem to disappear here with no warning. Mysteryquest: Devil’s Triangle, History 2009
While records of disappearances are by no means complete, in the last thirty-five years the most notorious spot on the planet has claimed more than seven hundred boats, a hundred and twenty planes, and countless lives. But even more mysterious are the circumstances surrounding these disappearances. They vanish in fair weather without a trace. No bodies, no explanations. ibid.
Many pilots report encountering a bizarre phenomenon known as electronic fog just before they disappear in the Triangle. ibid.
The earliest recorded instance of strange happening here came from Christopher Columbus in 1492. He wrote not only of strange compass readings but also mysterious lights in the sky. 1918 saw the first disappearance of a military vessel: the USS Cyclops. ibid.
But 1945 saw the most baffling Triangle disappearance, called Flight 19. Five Navy bombers took off from the their Fort Lauderdale base on a perfect sunny day. ibid.
UFO sightings have also been reported around this mysterious restricted area next to Andros Island in the Bahamas ... This place is a US Navy facility called AUTEC, short for Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Area. ibid.
Known as Rogue Waves there was never any proof of their existence. Then in 1980 off the coast of South Africa a tanker called the Esso Languedoc had a fateful encounter. ibid.
A number of witnesses of unexplained incidents have in fact reported UFOs. Gian Quasar, Bermuda Triangle specialist
Could the Bermuda Triangle be Earth’s black hole? Decoding the Past: Earth’s Black Hole, History 2007
Could it be that a black hole is located on the bottom of the Atlantic and is affecting Earth’s magnetic field? ibid.
Like the theoretical white holes in space, this area in the Triangle has been spewing new matter into Earth’s waters for centuries. This raises the interesting theory that if white holes can be the birth-place in deep space, could they also be the birth-place on Earth? ibid.
If you were to take a rod and push it straight through the globe in the middle of the Bermuda Triangle, the other end would emerge in the Mariana Trench off the southern coast of Japan. ibid.
Could these two mysterious Triangle regions on opposite sides of the Earth be connected by a wormhole-like corridor? ibid.
But in the Bermuda area magnetic north happens to coincide with true north. Dr Gillian Foulger, Durham University UK
Right at the core surface beneath the south Atlantic ocean we see this patch where the magnetic field has reversed polarity. Dr Jeremy Bloxham, Harvard University
This is the Bermuda Triangle: half a million square miles of Atlantic ocean. Where countless planes and boats seem to vanish into thin air. The Truth Behind: Bermuda Triangle, 2009
Flight 19: their plan – to head into the islands of the Bahamas and return to base within two hours. They never made it. ibid.
Deep in the heart of the Triangle lie the islands of Bimini. ibid.
Some of the most amazing disappearing acts have involved ships and boats. ibid.
Our experiments suggest that eruptions of methane could cause a plane to crash at low altitudes, and sink a ship. ibid.
One truth remains: there is no concrete proof of anything supernatural going on in the region. ibid.
The idea that some kind of electromagnetism is at work knocking out ships and planes is just part of the pseudo-science of the Bermuda Triangle mystery-mongers. Joe Nickell, Skeptical Inquirer
I don’t see any evidence even in the statistics that this is a particularly dangerous place to go. Dr Seth Shostak, senior astronomer SETI Institute
Bermuda Triangle hysteria reached its height fifty years ago. Destination Truth s3e6, Skyfy 2010
Recently, a twin-engine aircraft carrying twelve passengers to the Bahamas vanished mid-flight. ibid.
Over Bimini Island – huge magnetic fluctuation on the EMF detector. ibid.
My compass reading is spinning round in circles ... All of our gear is crapping out. ibid.
The Triangle is four million square miles of ocean in which more than five thousand people have disappeared without a trace. Bermuda Triangle: The Mystery Revealed, Channel 5
The first assumption is that these disappearances are the result of Nature on the attack. ibid.
We can reveal the tremendous vortex that circles the north Atlantic. ibid.
Almost a third fall into the path of the Gulf Stream. ibid.
The rogue wave is formed – these potential killers were thought to be rare. ibid.