The Mystery of Bermuda Triangle

                            BERMUDA TRIANGLE

Bermuda triangle or the Devil’s triangle is one of the biggest unsolved mysteries in this world. The Bermuda triangle is called Devil’s triangle because of its unpleasant activities.  The Devil’s triangle is situated in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean. This is one of the most mysterious places on this globe as there a number of ships and aircrafts are said to have disappeared under mysterious circumstances.


Bermuda Triangle is triangular shaped place whose three vertices are in Miami (San Juan), Puerto Rico and Bermuda. Actually an American author Vincent Gaddis wrote in a pulp magazine Argosy about the boundaries and the details of the Bermuda Triangle. But many writings of many authors give us different explanations about different areas or boundaries of Bermuda Triangle. The total area of the triangle varying from 1,300,000 to 3,900,000 km2 .


It is heard that many years ago in about 1452, a traveler and explorer Christopher Columbus was the first man who faced the Devil’s Triangle. Columbus explained in his journals that when his ship was near to that place their compass was not working properly. Then Columbus saw a big lightning from the sky and a very big ball of fire was coming from the sky and that fire ball mixed up with the sea in front of them. But now-a-days it’s not considered as a real or true story. Some people think that it is just a story created by Christopher Columbus.


After gathering much information and after researching many incidents the researchers found some points that happens when one enters in Bermuda Triangle. Like,

The ship or the flight that enters in between Bermuda triangle, it loses its connection with the control room. No radar can find the position of that ship or the flight.

When a ship or a flight enters in the triangle its compass becomes crazy. The compass can’t work properly in the place.

Many accidents happened in the Devil’s triangle but any of the ruins of those ships or the flights are not found till now.


Ellen Austin’s Ship :

Ellen Austin started to sail with some crew members in a derelict ship to New York in 1881. According to some stories, the derelict disappeared in the Bermuda triangle. And the derelict reappeared after 1 month, but in that ship there was not a single crew member was found. All the crew members of that ship were disappeared in mystery. The London records proved the existence of the ship Meta, which was renamed Ellen Austin. But there was no ruins found in the triangle.

USS Cyclops :

This was one of the worst accidents in the history of the US Navy because of the huge number of the life losses in this incident. It was the ship collier Cyclops, carrying a full load of manganese ore and with one engine out of action. The number of crew members in that ship was 309. Sometime after 4 March, 1918, after departing the island of Barbados, the ship disappeared without a single trace in the Devil’s triangle. It was such a huge loss of US Navy.

Not only the collier Cyclops, two of the Cyclops’s sister ships, Proteus and Nereus were also disappeared in the North Atlantic during the World War II.


Flight 19 was a training flight of five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers that disappeared on 5 December, 1945, while over the Devil’s triangle. The flight took off for training under the Lieutenant Tylor. But the flight never returned to their base. When the flight entered in the mysteries triangle, the flight disconnected with the radar of the control room. According the last talks of the Lieutenant Tylor, they didn’t recognize the right side. They didn’t know the west side as their compass was not working. And after some time they completely disconnected with the control room and never came back.

After the disappearance of Flight 19, the mystery of Bermuda Triangle was taken very seriously. So a search team of 13 crew members was sent to the Bermuda triangle to solve the mystery. But unfortunately they also never came back. The search team also disappeared in mystery of the Devil’s Triangle.

🚅 These were few notable incidents happened in Bermuda triangle. But the dangerous mystery of the Devil’s Triangle in not ended here. After these more flights and ships were became victims of the Devil’s Triangle. Expectedly 20 flight, 50 ships and about 1000 people were already disappeared in this place. But not single trace was found from the place till now. Such a dangerous and mysterious place is the great Bermuda Triangle.



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