Over 900 deaths have been attributed to it, as well as the disappearances of over 70 ships and aircraft in the last 70 years. Boxall also cited busy maritime traffic in the Bermuda Triangle as the key factor in its reputation. The earliest reported incident took place in the 1800s at sea, it was the sinking of navy ship USS Pickering. New massacre in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado? We think it is small because of speeding wheels and wings and the voice of radio which comes out of the void. Biden vows to defend Japan as China asserts power in Asia, ‘The Next Star’ winner makes comeback as dark-pop princess Faangs, 'With Trump gone, Brexit Britain will be very lonely', Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie voted Women's prize 'winner of winners', Pucovski and Green among five uncapped players in Australia Test squad, Mboweni positive on SA economy as Parly approves MTBPS fiscal framework, Coronavirus vaccine could be ready for all Americans by April, Fauci says, Welcome to my home town: Returning to a divided York, Desiree Ellis challenges Banyana to make their mark against Malawi, Father of Nora Quoirin tells inquest she could not have survived for days in the Malaysian jungle, Biden taps Ronald A. Klain as WH chief of staff, The new Miss USA says she doesn't support banning guns but believes AK-47s are better left to the military, Bride pens angry letter to bridal company after she wears her dress inside out, Positive Covid-19 test influences Sharks team selection for Griquas, Deal Near for World’s Biggest Free-Trade Zone Anchored By China, Mysterious 'gene within a gene' found in the coronavirus, The location of the Bermuda Triangle (Image: iStock), Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. Another problem has been the definition of the are that constitutes the triangle. In total, about 26 crashes and sinking ships are believed to have happened in the area. Legal Statement. or redistributed. Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. The research was presented as part of “The Bermuda Triangle Enigma,” a Channel 5 documentary series. Our next cursed location is the infamous Bermuda Triangle that is located just east of Florida. The mystery-the missing ships, planes and stuff like that. Market data provided by Factset. It's often spoken of in hushed whispers by backwater conspiracy theorists who are convinced that it's a devilish portal to hell. The ship which was named after the then secretary of state Thomas Pickering, left Boston on June 10 1800, to join the rest of the navy in Guadaloupe Station in the West Indies. © 2020 Independent Online and affiliated companies. It's said to cover over 3,900,000,00 square kilometres of ocean, and vessels from all over the world use it as a passage to the U.S. The body of water, infamous as a place where many vessels have sunk, stretches across a western part of the North Atlantic between Florida, Puerto Rico and Bermuda. “They were things of myth and sailors’ tales, but since the introduction of satellite systems capable of measuring waves there have been a number as big as 30 m (100 feet) measured and verified.”.