Alcatraz escapees could have made it safely to shore

Simulations of San Francisco Bay reveal survivable scenarios for prison break

Alcatraz Island

GREAT ESCAPE  Three convicts who escaped the prison on Alcatraz Island in 1962 using a crude raft could have made it ashore, a new computer simulation of the San Francisco Bay suggests.

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