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 - Another look at "the Lost By ALLEN SPfLAGGfiT...
Another look at "the Lost By ALLEN SPfLAGGfiT (C) Toronto Sun One of the legends of our time is Flight 19, "the Lost Patrol." It concerns the strange disappearance of Five Avenger Torpedo bombers which took off from the Fort Lauderdale Naval Air Station at 2:10 p.m., December 5, 195 on a routine patrol flight. The planes and their crews 14 men never returned, Thev vanished in the area which" has since been dubbed "The Berrr 'ida Triangle," or "The Devil's Triangle," because of the large number ot allegedly inexplicable disappearances of planes and ships that occur there. But every legend has its debunkers. Now one, Lawrence Kushe. a librarian, in a book claims that the whole Bermuda Triangle mysterv is a myth including Patrol" All had more than 30 houra or flying time with more than 55 hours in the Avenger bombers. The planes were well - equipped in top operating ore r, fully fueled and fitted with alL emergency gear. All the planes had radio, magnetic and gyro compasses, and with the exception ot Taylor's plane, radar. The weather, wneit Flight 19 took oft, was fair and clear. Visibility unlimited. The flight plan was quite simple. The planes were to fly 160 miles straight east, north 40 miles then 120 miles directly back to base. But they never got back to base. And no trace of the

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  1. The Lowell Sun,
  2. 18 Apr 1976, Sun,
  3. Page 75

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