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These variously include allegations that it was secretly Flight MH370, that it was part of a conspiracy to conceal the 'truth' about HIV (seven disease specialists were on board), or that the Ukrainian army, the Illuminati or Israel was responsible.
Multiple conspiracy theories pertain to a fatal oil-rig industrial accident in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, alleging sabotage by those seeking to promote environmentalism, or a strike by North Korean or Russian submarines.
The destruction of Korean Air Lines Flight 007 by Soviet jets in 1983 has long drawn the interest of conspiracy theorists.
The theories range from allegations of a planned espionage mission, to a US government cover-up, to the consumption of the passengers' remains by giant crabs.
Central to many of these theories is a claim a lone gunman could not have caused Kennedy's injuries.
Other theories allege that President Johnson was involved in the killing.
Hoaxes about the Illuminati were later spread in the 1960s by a group of American practical jokers known as the Discordians, who, for example, wrote a series of fake letters about the Illuminati to Playboy magazine.
The Discordian hoax has resulted in one of the world's foremost conspiracy theories, which claims that the 'Illuminati' are secretly promoting the posited New World Order.
They are alleged to be implicated in most of the major wars of the last two centuries, to carry out secretly staged events, and to deliberately manipulate economies.Such ideas have been promoted by Bill O'Reilly, Roy Moore, Alex Jones, Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar, Breitbart News and cartoonist Ben Garrison.Soros conspiracy theories are sometimes linked to antisemitic conspiracy theories.Conspiracy theory is often considered the opposite of institutional analysis.Numerous conspiracy theories pertain to air travel and aircraft.