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Top 5 Incredible stories of planes disappeared

Zak Ben - Thursday, March 13, 2014
The disappearance of flight MH370 Malaysia Airlines is one of the news of the moment: the flight that left on March 8 from Kuala Lumpur and Beijing directly, it disappeared into thin air shortly after taking off a few days away and you still have no news to regard. It seems impossible, but a plane can vanish into thin air: top incredible stories of planes disappeared in history.

The research is carried out only by governments and their agencies, but also private citizens who gather on sites like Tomnod and examine daily photo from the satellites to look for clues about where the plane crashed.

The story is really crazy, but even more incredible is that this is not the first aircraft disappeared in aviation history. The Time has collected the stories of six planes disappeared into thin air: in some cases have never been found.

5 Top mysterious plane disappeared in the world

Flying Tiger Line Flight 739-1962

A U.S. military aircraft part from Guam with 90 people on board, bound for the Philippines. Will never come. The pilot gave no alarm and no more than one thousand American soldiers were not enough to find traces of the aircraft. Some of the sailors reported seeing a bright light in the sky, but they failed to shed light on the incident.

Star Dust British South American Airways - 1947

An aircraft departed from Buenos Aires to Chile and direct disappears in the Andes. You will have no news until 1998, when two hikers Argentines will find the remains of the plane. Probably the crash caused an avalanche which buried the remains of the plane and hid them for decades.

Amelia Earhart - 1937

The first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean disappeared into thin air July 2, 1937, during an attempt to circumnavigate the globe. His plane was never found.

The Bermuda Triangle

A myth, a modern legend, arose from the fact that in the triangle between Florida, Puerto Rico and Bermuda different planes have disappeared over the years. 5 In 1945, American bombers vanished into thin air, as well as a plane sent to search for them. Between 1948 and 1949 two more aircraft disappeared in the area.

Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571-1972

Airlines One of the most famous tragedies in history. A plane departed from Carrasco, a Uruguay to Santiago and the Andes Mountains of Chile disappears. Twelve people died on the spot, the other 27 survive the crash. Two of them will walk for ten days and will be able to give the alarm when they are finally saved, more than two months later, only 16 are still alive. To stay alive, they had to eat the bodies of their dead comrades flight.