The Empty Cockpit Mystery

In September 1970 Captain William Schaffner, a young USAF pilot serving with the RAF, took off in a Lightning fighter aircraft from RAF Binbrook in North Lincolnshire to intercept an unknown radar contact. He was never seen again. One month later his aircraft was recovered from the North Sea, but although the cockpit was closed […]

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The Flight 19 Mystery

The loss of six US military aircraft on 5th December 1945 is one of the most famous aviation mysteries. It has generated more interest, speculation and outright nonsense than almost any other mystery of the air. Seventy years on, is it possible to deduce what actually happened in the winter sky over Florida? It was […]

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The Dyatlov Pass Mystery

In February 1959 a group of nine Russian hikers died in bizarre circumstances in a remote area of the Ural Mountains. Some of the group died of hypothermia while others were killed by massive injuries caused by unknown circumstances. The trip was well organised, well equipped and most of the members of the group were […]

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