Vanished Into Thin Air:  7 Puzzling Plane Disappearances

29th April, 2024


The pioneering aviator vanished over the Pacific Ocean during her attempt to circumnavigate the globe.

Disappearance #1: Amelia Earhart (1937)

A training flight of five U.S. Navy bombers disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle, fueling theories of paranormal activity.

Disappearance #2: Flight 19 (1945)

A military transport plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean carrying troops to Vietnam. No wreckage or survivors were ever found.

Disappearance #3: Flying Tiger Flight 739 (1962)

This cargo jet vanished over the Pacific after departing Tokyo. Theories range from hijacking to an onboard fire.

Disappearance #4: Varig Flight 967 (1979)

This young pilot's disappearance over Australia involved reports of strange lights and objects before his final radio transmission.

Disappearance #5: Frederick Valentich (1978)

This flight plunged into the Atlantic Ocean off the U.S. coast. The cause remains disputed, amidst evidence of deliberate action by the relief co-pilot.

Disappearance #6: EgyptAir Flight 990 (1999)

This modern airliner's disappearance over the Indian Ocean is one of the most baffling recent aviation mysteries.

Disappearance #7: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (2014)