On the 5th of decembe, 1945 flight 19 departed form the us naval air station in fort lauderdale florida it was late afternoon and the the weather was mild with slight rainshowers and 20 knot winds the squadron was on a routine training exercise in which they were to fly west from fort lauderdale. Freaky watch bermuda triangle: what happened to flight 19 still, getting back to the infamous flight 19, how do 5 aircraft simultaneously and suddenly disappear, especially when clear conditions are reported between ground control and aircrafts. The modern legend of the bermuda triangle began to take shape on 5 december 1945 when flight 19 took off from the us naval air station in fort lauderdale, florida flight 19 was a squadron of five tbm avenger torpedo bombers on a routine training mission, led by lieutenant charles taylor. Bermuda triangle:flight-19 as a movie produced by the amazingfx studio of india our very own documentary bermuda triangle: flight-19 has been viewed over 4,000 times.
The mysterious bermuda triangle the navy sent out two flying boats immediately to try and track flight 19, one of which also quickly went off the radar and was never seen again over the next five days more than 300 navy boats and aircraft tried to track down the lost planes, but taylor and his. The saga of flight 19 remains as one of the most mysterious disappearances in bermuda triangle flight-19 was the code name for five avenger bomber planes that took off from the naval base at florida on 5th of december 1945, but never returned us navy's final report mentioned reasons. Referred to now as bermuda triangle flight 19, they were headed east for the bahamas to practice bombing runs on a sunken ship some have blamed the bermuda triangle, that mysterious watery graveyard in which countless ships and planes have been lost. Andy marocco and jon myhre search the bermuda triangle to find flight 19 and the pbm mariner.
One of the most famous bermuda triangle disappearances involves flight 19 the flight left at 2pm, with about 6 hours of fuel the weather turned cloudy and rainy, and by 4pm the base heard the lead pilot calling to one of the other pilots, saying that he was having problems with his compass. The disappearance of us navy flight 19 on the 5th december 1945 is a tragic event that has been absorbed into the grand narrative of the bermuda triangle a huge bibliography of scientific analysis and fantastical literature has turned a small region of the atlantic ocean into a place of myth, legend. Flight 19 is one of the most famous bermuda triangle cases in history in december 1945, a group of five us navy avenger torpedo bombers, collectively known as flight 19, left fort lauderdale, fl, for a three-hour exercise and vanished flight leader lieutenant charles c taylor became convinced his.
The bermuda triangle or devil's triangle as it is also called is a vast three sided area of the atlantic ocean bordered by bermuda, puerto rico, and fort lauderdale, florida the loss of flight 19 from nas fort lauderdale, florida was one of the many incidents of an aircraft gone missing. What happened to flight 19, and can what we find out about it shed any light on the mystery of the bermuda triangle december 5, 1945 may well be the birth date of the bermuda triangle's popularity this was the date that the five bombers of flight 19 vanished during a training mission out. The bermuda triangle, also known as the devil's triangle, is an area in the atlantic ocean where various disappearances of people and their aircraft and us navy tbf grumman avenger flight, similar to flight 19 this photo had been used by various triangle authors to illustrate flight 19 itself.
Flight 19 was a training flight with five tbm avenger bombers and was led by the commander charles taylor the bermuda triangle is a very complex and mystifying area that is noted for a high incidence of unexplained losses of ships, small boats, and aircraft. This fascinating video looks at the group of aircraft that were the first of thousands to go missing inside the mysterious bermuda triangle in 1945, in the.
As night fell, the reception of radio signals worsened, until, finally, there was nothing at all from flight 19 a us navy investigation reported that taylor's confusion caused the disaster, but his mother convinced them to change the official report to read that bermuda triangle plane mystery solved. Flight 19 was the designation of a group of five grumman tbm avenger torpedo bombers that disappeared over the bermuda triangle on december 5, 1945, after losing contact during a united states navy overwater navigation training flight from naval air station fort lauderdale, florida. The bermuda triangle is an area near bermuda where many ships, planes and people are said to have mysteriously disappeared, with no trace of them ever being found over the years, a mythology has built up around these events. The myth of the bermuda triangle began on the 5th of december 1945 when a group of five aircraft mysteriously disappeared everything is wrong even the ocean looks different flight 19 was a routine training mission of five avenger torpedo bombers.