Some have suggested that the remains of the legendary civilization of Atlantis are located within the Bermuda Triangle's boundaries.
Research into the alleged paranormal phenomena of the Bermuda Triangle is not taken very seriously, and is often not done within a legitimate academic setting.
The incident was widely reported in the press, and is sometimes attributed to the genesis of the modern interest in the Bermuda Triangle.
The legends of the Bermuda Triangle do not come from one primary source, but rather are a continuance of an older tradition of stories passed on orally before being written down.
The general mystery surrounding the Bermuda Triangle has led many to attribute paranormal phenomena as being responsible for all the disappearances.
Human error, combined with natural phenomena, has been documented as the most common cause of a plane crash or ship wreck and therefore is the most compelling explanation for the disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle.
The U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, who operate consistently within the Bermuda Triangle, have noted the mysterious disappearances but are skeptical of any paranormal activity.
An abundance of documentation for most incidents suggests that the Bermuda Triangle is merely a sailors' legend, later embellished by professional writers.
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 surface vessels have occurred.
A few areas remained that became designated as areas of paranormal activity, the most famous being the Bermuda Triangle.
Perhaps the most famous of all Bermuda Triangle stories is of Flight 19, a training flight of TBM Avenger bombers that went missing on December 5, 1945, while over the Atlantic.
Skeptics point to the fact that there are very plausible explanations for all the mysterious events claimed to have occurred in the Bermuda Triangle.
The Bermuda Triangle has taken its place among the great mysteries in pop culture, having been linked with aliens, The New Age Movement, and mysterious creatures such as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster.